Category Strategy Manager

Category Strategy Manager

Job Title: Category Strategy Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire,
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: SMM291
Contact Name: Sam Musgrave
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2016 12:13

Job Description

Global FMCG Manufacturer with exceptional brands and products are searching for a talented and highly ambitious Category Strategy Manager to join the UK business.


Key Responsibilities will include

  • Driving Category Strategy across a number of brands with the opportunity to create and drive positive change

  • Develop and execute effective strategies based on understanding of categories, customers, consumers, market conditions and trends.

  • Be at the forefront of new product market entry and execution

  • Makes decisions based on a thorough understanding of Net Revenue, Trade Spend and Gross Margin


Candidates must demonstrate

  • A strong track record in an FMCG Commercial or Category Management background with UK marketplace experience.

  • Strong knowledge of Syndicated data (eg Nielsen / IRi)

  • Ability to analyse large volumes of complex information, interpret & construct straightforward plans, communicating and influencing at all levels internally and externally

  • Strong Commercial acumen.



This role will provide the successful applicant fantastic career progression both in the UK and internationally. In return a highly competitive package is on offer and a range of fantastic benefits