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Allexo vacancies

Junior Category Manager - Food & Healthy Eating

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Category & Shopper Insights, Category Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Musgrave

  • Contact email:

    smusgrave@allexosearch.com

  • Job ref:

    1016_1568530809

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Sam Musgrave

This is an opportunity to join one of the UK's fastest growing FMCG food start-ups. Working closely with the Category Controller you will play an active role growing, shaping and developing the Category Management function of the business. 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 2020.

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 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.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to develop category relationships with grocery, convenience and discounter retailers and participate in range reviews and developing rationale for new listings.

Based in London - Zone 1. The head office has excellent transport links on both the London Underground and National Rail Overground.

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