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Allexo vacancies

Category Manager - Convenience & Impulse

  • Location

    Berkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Category Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £37000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Musgrave

  • Contact email:

    smusgrave@allexosearch.com

  • Job ref:

    1118_1595065109

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Sam Musgrave

This is an opportunity to shape and develop Category Management with some of the most important retail channels for this business - Convenience. The business are major players within their category and 2019 has proven to be highly successful with a significant increase in sales across all channels, successful NPD launches and exciting future plans as we now head into 2021

This is a customer facing role and you will be providing the sales and marketing teams with regular insights on opportunities within the market.

Key Responsibilities will include

  • Building and sustaining key retail relationships
  • Using insight to influence merchandising and range plans at category reviews
  • Provide detailed analysis and insights on category opportunities
  • Provide analytical support in the development of category plans
  • Work with the internal teams to support Customer and Shopper Marketing activities

The ideal candidate will have gained category insight/management experience within a recognised FMCG manufacturer or leading Insight Agency (eg IRI, Sales Out, Kantar, Nielsen etc.) and will be ambitious enough to take the next step in their career by joining a progressive FMCG company at a full Category Manager level position.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to develop category relationships with a retailer, participate in range reviews, promotional planning and developing rationale for new listings.

Based in Berkshire, very close to West London. The UK head office has excellent transport links on National Rail Overground and is approximately 15 mins from Central London.

Salary: Circa £37,000 + £5K Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

As well as a highly competitive basic salary this role provides a range of fantastic benefits, including a company car allowance, bonus, contributory pension scheme, private health care flexible benefits scheme and much more!