Category Manager – Premium Drinks

Category Manager – Premium Drinks

Job Title: Category Manager – Premium Drinks
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England, England
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH853_1527859638
Contact Name: Rob Nelson
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 01, 2018 14:27

Job Description

Category Manager - Premium Drinks (Off-Trade)


A leading global drinks company are currently searching for a driven and ambitious Category Manager to join the UK business. This role will be managing the off-trade channels and is a key role within the wider commercial function.


They are enjoying a lot of success with Tesco and Waitrose, and there's a huge opportunity to grow the premium end of the category in Sainsbury's, so a lot of potential come in and really make an impact.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing key category relationships for the businesses, leading on range reviews
  • Working in partnership with the Senior Category Manager on strategic projects
  • Delivering key insights to customers to unlock category growth opportunities
  • Potential to manage a Category Executive, depending on preference/level of experience

Strong customer category experience is important in this role, and you will ideally have experience working in a complex FMCG category.


This will best suit someone with a strong interest in the drinks industry looking to develop their career with a truly international business.


The role will offer a competitive basic salary with a fully comprehensive benefits package, including a generous product allowance. Learning and development sits high on the agenda, with a clear development plan in place for every individual joining the business.