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Category Manager - Grocery

Category Manager - Grocery

Job Title: Category Manager - Grocery
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SM 667
Contact Name: Sam Musgrave
Contact Email: smusgrave@allexosearch.com
Job Published: September 15, 2016 15:21

Job Description

The business sits comfortably as the category leader for Premium Chilled foods in the UK and rapidly growing with distribution across Europe and North America.

This is a customer facing role - with accountability for all UK top 5 retailers and providing the sales and marketing teams with regular insights on opportunities within the market

Key Responsibilities will include

  • Building and sustaining key relationships grocery retail contacts
  • 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 recognized FMCG branded manufacturer or leading market-data company at Category or Account Executive or Manager level, and will be ambitious enough to take the next step in your career by joining a progressive FMCG company within a full Category Manager level position.

You must demonstrate experience of developing category relationships within Grocery Mults, Mults convenience or Symbols and in participating in range reviews and developing rationale for new listings

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, free car parking onsite and much more!