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Category Lead - Impulse & Convenience - FMCG Food

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    Category Management

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus

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    Sam Musgrave

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sam Musgrave

A leading FMCG Food business with some of the UK's best known snacking brands is currently searching for a Category Lead for their impulse channels. A key role in the business you'll be responsible for creating the direction for all impulse channel customers, setting the strategy, and driving the short / long term growth.

You'll be managing a team of 2 Category Managers and customers will include all Food Service, Convenience, RTM and Symbols.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the Impulse commercial agenda internally and influencing commercial planning and thinking for these this important channel

  • Develop and deliver the Category Vision for the impulse channel. Implementing category recommendations and solutions to benefit the business and customers.

  • Lead and develop the impulse category team. Managing and coaching 2 Category Managers and supporting their customer engagement

  • Internally work closely with senior commercial stakeholders and the Head of Category Management to champion Category based selling and unlock opportunities with impulse retailers

Package: Competitive + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

Location: Berkshire, Hybrid working with excellent National Rail transport links from London OR Parking on site

The role will offer an excellent development opportunity for anyone looking to grow their category career at a strategic level and manage team!

As well as fantastic progression opportunities this role provides a highly competitive package including bonus, contributory pension scheme, private health care and much more.