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Allexo vacancies

Category Manager - FMCG Food (Foodservice, OOH, Online)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Category & Shopper Insights

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Musgrave

  • Contact email:

    smusgrave@allexosearch.com

  • Job ref:

    1181

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-20

  • 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 - Foodservice, OOH and Online. The business are major players within their category and 2020 has proven to be highly successful with a significant increase in sales 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, Lumina, 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.

Location: West London

The UK head office has excellent transport links on National Rail Overground and London Underground.

Salary: £35,000 - £42,000 + Bonus + Benefits

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