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Category Manager - Ireland (FMCG Food)

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  • Sector:

    Category & Shopper Insights, Category Management

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  • Salary:

    €Competitive + €Cash Car Allowance + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Sam Musgrave

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sam Musgrave

Our client are an international globally recognised leading food business. Owning brands and products in a variety of different categories, this role offers an abundance of opportunity and you will be responsible for the development of category partnerships with a number of different retail accounts for the Irish market

The business requires a passionate individual who can work closely with category & market insight to generate actionable insight, to be used in turn to create compelling category stories to maximise their presence in-store and effectively execute brand plans within retailers.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Category analysis and reporting

  • Managing and supporting customer category range reviews

  • Implement Category Plans with customers

  • Support merchandising strategy and vision

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong relationship building skills with internal and external stake holders eg customer and supplier contacts

  • The ability to segment analysis by customer, brand, category, channel to understand and drive category performance

  • Experience in working with continuous (eg Kantar, Dunnhumby) or ad hoc market and consumer data

  • Experience of the Irish market / Ireland retail landscape would be beneficial but not essential

  • Category insight/management experience within a recognised FMCG manufacturer or leading Insight Agency.

Location: Dublin, Hybrid working - 2 days in the office /3 days at home

(Parking available)

Salary: €Comptetive + €Cash Car Allowance + 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!