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Category Manager - FMCG Food

  • Location

    Surrey

  • Sector:

    Category Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance

  • Contact:

    Sam Musgrave

  • Contact email:

    smusgrave@allexosearch.com

  • Job ref:

    1445

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-08-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Sam Musgrave

This is an opportunity to shape and develop Category Management with several grocery retailers,. Working for an international business who are major players within their category 2022 has proven to be highly successful with a significant increase in sales across all channels, successful NPD launches and exciting future plans as we head into 2023

The overall category in the UK is set for predicted growth of around 50% over the next 4 years (close to £500m). This business has been instrumental in driving sustained growth for retailers and now has around 32.7% market share.

This is a customer facing role and you will be providing the sales and marketing teams with regular insights on opportunities within the market as well as influencing key grocery retail customers.

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 team to meet company targets & brand growth

The ideal candidate will have gained category insight/management experience within a recognised FMCG manufacturer or leading Insight Agency (eg IRI, Kantar, Nielsen or Dunnhumby) 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 grocery retailers and participate in range reviews and developing rationale for new listings.

Location: Surrey - flexible hybrid working

Salary: £50K-£55K + £Car Allowance + Benefits