Senior Category Manager

Location
England,Buckinghamshire
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
05 May 2017
Closes
29 May 2017
Ref
13823710/001
Contact
Kirsty Thomas
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Michael Page have been assigned to recruit for a well known FMCG business based in Buckinghamshire with some key brands that generate high revenue for the organisation. The business specialises in the personal care sector. They are seeking a Senior Category Manager to join their team as part of their strategic plans.


Client Details

Our client is a well known FMCG business based in Buckinghamshire with some key brands that generate high revenue for the organisation. They have seen huge growth in the last 5 years and now work closely with both the major grocery retailers and the high street retailers.


Description

The ideal Senior Category Manager will be responsible for the following:



* Creating & implementing Category Strategies & customized Customer Category Strategies that drive long term value with key strategic retailers
* Ensuring Category Strategies are aligned with local Brand and Account plans & deliver UK & IRL business targets
* Leading customer range reviews with customization of the Category strategies at a customer level
* Creating fact based retailer engagement presentations with clear rationale & numerical quantification of recommendations
* Ensuring best use of Category and retailer-specific data in support of optimum category rationale development
* Leveraging Shopper and Category insights as appropriate to advise Sales & Marketing on key segments and business opportunities/ risks to drive Personal Care's growth
* Developing excellent customer relationships and partnerships with retailers
* Leveraging business intelligence resources to be strategic allies to the retailers, fostering joint business development initiatives


Profile

The ideal Senior Category Manager will be currently working in a similar role either on the agency side or client facing.


Job Offer

The Senior Category Manager based in Buckinghamshire will receive a competitive package and excellent benefits.

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