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Category Controller

Category Controller

Job Title: Category Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Industry:
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + £8.5k car + bonus up to 60%
Reference: RN715
Contact Name: Rob Nelson
Contact Email: rnelson@allexosearch.com
Job Published: February 21, 2017 12:39

Job Description

A Global FMCG business with an exceptional portfolio of brands is searching for a Category Controller to lead a team focused on the Northern based accounts.

The business is renowned for its results driven culture and rapid career progression for strong performers. They are looking for, and this will best suit, commercially minded individuals who have demonstrated the ability to lead and outperform peers and competitors in their career to date.

 

Key Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Customising strategies and plans to align with the retailers strategy, and drive the range review process
  • Influencing and driving key retailer relationships (through the team) to advance the in-store execution of the category
  • Working cross-functionally with the National Account and the Trade Marketing teams as well as managing and developing a team of direct reports
  • Negotiating mutually beneficial solutions with key decision-makers to improve in-store presence and execution of the category

 

You will have a strong track record in FMCG Category Management in the UK market, with a proven ability to influence at a senior level within key Grocery retailers. Being a charismatic leader with a passion for leading and developing teams will be paramount for success.

This role will provide the successful candidate clearly defined progression opportunities both in the UK and internationally. In return a highly competitive package is on offer with bonus potential of up to 60%.