Category Executive - FMCG

Category Executive - FMCG

Job Title: Category Executive - FMCG
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SM741
Contact Name: Sam Musgrave
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 05, 2017 14:13

Job Description

A leading global drinks company are currently searching for a driven and ambitious Category Executive to join the UK business. In this is a newly created role you will be developing planograms, performing analysis across all retail customers and you will play a key role in driving Category initiatives along side the rest of the team.

The brand has a strong heritage and is the clear No1 in its native market. Introduced to the UK in recent years, it's experienced consistently high growth in the UK in both the on- and off-trade channels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive category management approach for the brand across all UK custoimers
  • Ad-hoc range reviews - JDA
  • Performance and sales analysis of all brands across the portfolio
  • Monitor and manage category initiatives with all key customers

The ideal candidate will have a desire to develop their category management career, an anlytical thinker with creative flair! Experience with planogram / space planning software would be advantageous, such as JDA or Nielsen along with familiarity of insight data (IRI, Nielsen, Kantar)

This will best suit someone with a strong interest in the drinks industry looking to develop their marketing 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.