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Senior Category Manager (Top 4 Grocery) - Premium Food

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    Category Management

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus

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    Sam Musgrave

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sam Musgrave

Our client are an internationally recognised premium food manufacturer and have brands that sit comfortably at Number 1 within their core category. This is an opportunity to join the business and develop and drive the category strategy for a key retail customer within the Grocery Top 4.

Reporting into the Head of Category, the Senior Category Manager will manage 3 direct reports.


Key responsibilities:

  • Shape and drive the Category Vision both internally and externally with key customers
  • Manage the category fundamentals around range, space and merchandising
  • Develop a clear POP vision and plan by customer for the core category to maximise success at shelf level
  • Working to achieve Category captaincy to enable the business to drive and really own the category agenda with your customers
  • Lead, motivate, coach and develop a team of up to three direct reports

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Extensive category experience within a branded FMCG environment, ideally within food
  • Experience leading range reviews across Top 4 Grocery accounts
  • Strong stakeholder management with the ability to influence up to a senior level within the Top 4
  • Strong insights experience, ability to generate and present compelling category arguments through the analysis of Nielsen / IRI / Kantar / dunnhumby data


Salary: upto £70,000 + £6,000 Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

Location: South West London (Hybrid working 2-3 days a week on the office).

The office is close to a London Overground station OR Parking is available onsite.

As well as a highly competitive basic salary, this role provides a range of fantastic benefits including Company Car or Car Allowance, a strong bonus scheme, contributory pension scheme, onsite parking , gym, restaurant and much more