Category Manager

Location
England,Northamptonshire
Salary
£28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
09 Jun 2017
Closes
07 Jul 2017
Ref
13833468/001
Contact
Sophie Whittingham
Job Discipline
Category Management
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Market leading International FMCG Company based in Northamptonshire, seeking an experienced Category Manager with excellent analytical skills.


Client Details

A British family company with an International reach established for nearly 30 years who pride themselves on their expertise and specialise in making great quality products. Currently looking for an experienced Brand manager to drive new products and brand portfolio.


Description

The successful Category Manager will be responsible for analysing customer data and shopper insight in order to establish new opportunities across multiple categories.



They will identify new strategic opportunities for categories and will prevent to key internal and external stakeholders across the business. They will use data and insight in order to gain a greater understanding of the consumer and make recommendations for New product development opportunities and category strategy.



They will carry out range reviews measuring category performance against KPI objectives and track product performance.



The Category Manager will lead the development of multiple creative, proactive and influential category plans, working closely with external partners to achieve business objectives. They will work closely with the cross functional teams across the business to maximise sales and ensure that the category is line with the shoppers need.


Profile

The successful Category Manager will have:

Strong knowledge of Excel and Power Point

Demonstrable experience of IRI & Kantar

Category Management Experience

Excellent Communication & Influence Skills


Job Offer

Excellent salary plus benefits

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