Category Controller

Category Controller

Job Title: Category Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SM827
Contact Name: Sam Musgrave
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2018 09:54

Job Description

A world leading FMCG manufacturer whose brands sit comfortably at number 1 or 2 within their categories are looking for a career driven and commercially-savvy Category Controller to join their growing UK team.

As the leader of your division, you will have a direct impact on your category, as well as, managing a number of direct reports to drive excellent sales performance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing and managing strategies and plans that support the retail customer's strategy
  • Working cross-functionally to ensure the best plans are implemented and that best practices are shared
  • Negotiating mutually beneficial category solutions and influencing in-store presence and execution of the category
  • Driving the range review process

Your profile:

  • Strong category experience, ideally within globally recognised FMCG manufacturer
  • Good understanding of Customer Management Process
  • Confident with insights and Syndicated Data
  • Strong negotiations skills
  • A natural drive for achievement with excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Previous line management

As well as fantastic progression opportunities both in the UK and internationally, this role provides a highly competitive package including an impressive company bonus scheme, contributory pension scheme, private healthcare, 25 days holiday allowance and much more!


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