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Allexo vacancies

Category Manager - FMCG Personal Care (German Speaking)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Category Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Musgrave

  • Contact email:

    smusgrave@allexosearch.com

  • Job ref:

    1089_1585468807

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Sam Musgrave

We are pipelining for this role due to COVID-19:

This is an opportunity to shape and develop Category Management with a key German retailers and the opportunity to work for an international business who are major players within the consumer personal care category.

2019 has proved to be highly successful with a significant increase in sales across all channels, successful NPD launches and exciting future plans as we head into the 2020 / 2021 financial year.

This is a customer facing role where you will act as an impartial category consultant, working alongside retail stakeholders to develop joint category strategies that mutually benefit one another.

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 (e.g. IRI, Kantar, Nielsen etc) OR a Retail buying role 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.

German and English fluency is essential

Based in Central London - Zone 2. The UK head office has excellent transport links on both the London Underground and National Rail Overground.

Salary: up to £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits

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