Insights & Planning Manager - Start-up Drinks Business

Insights & Planning Manager - Start-up Drinks Business

Job Title: Insights & Planning Manager - Start-up Drinks Business
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Salary: £Competitive + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: RN630
Job Published: May 24, 2016 16:30

Job Description

An opportunity to lead CMI for a new Drinks division within a leading Global branded FMCG business.

This a new sub-category in the UK market – established 3 years ago which has seen sales double YOY. The business is investing heavily to fuel the growth of the business through its transition from start-up to scale-up.

A highly entrepreneurial business unit, decisions are made quickly and change can be implemented immediately. The foundations for this decision making will come from the Insights & Planning Manager, who will educate the sales, marketing and category teams with  best-in-class consumer, shopper and market insight, from brand positioning, opportunities for NPD through to launch and execution.

A good level of client-side CMI experience within a branded (ideally bluechip) FMCG environment is essential, with continuous insights experience (perhaps in an agency environment) being advantageous. To be successful in this team you will need to be very comfortable with ongoing change in a fast paced environment.

This is a genuinely exciting opportunity for the right individual coming into the business. You will be working in a matrix structure from day one, with the opportunity to build and develop a team as the business grows - the flat structure and high level of visibility up to Board level creates a perfect platform for rapid career progression to a senior leadership role.

Based in the East Midlands , the business operate an excellent flexible working policy and has the ability to support re-location for the right candidate.

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