Category Manager

Location
England,Gloucestershire
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Oct 2017
Ref
13851236/001
Contact
Matthew Burling
Job Discipline
Category Management
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Market leading FMCG company based in Gloucestershire, seeking an experienced Category Manager with excellent analytical skills, and the ability to drive retailer uptake and growth.


Client Details

Our client is a family owned organisation with a stunning portfolio of brands. Due to continued growth and in line with ambitious growth plans, they are looking for a Category Manager to work across a number of retailers and help drive future growth.


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:



- a demonstrable track record of success in a Category Management role.

- the ability to use shopper / retail data and turn it in to meaningful insight.

- strong communication skills and the ability to build beneficial working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders

- a keen eye for spotting commercial opportunity

- a desire to join a successful business that will offer genuine career opportunities


Job Offer

Excellent salary + benefits package

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