Category Manager

£35000 - £40000 per annum
22 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Mat Evans
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a leading FMCG brand, are looking to better utilise category insight data to enable their category function to focus and build key customer relationships. Forming part of a successful Category team, you will analyse and report insight and analytical data on market trends, industry statistics and consumer behaviour. You will build their category insight capabilities using Nielsen & Kantar Worldpanel data to help become the chosen Insight partner for all their customers. You will identify key trends and opportunities across the Category and collaborate with Category Managers, brand marketing and sales teams to develop recommendations which will deliver category growth.

Client Details

My client is a leading FMCG brand with successful exposure across a number of channels. They have seen great growth in the past year with exciting commercial plans in the pipeline.


The Category Manager will be responsible for assisting in developing marketing strategies and programmes which will position category thought leadership, drive strong return on investment and sustainable revenue. The successful candidate will achieve this by interrogating weekly & monthly brand and category performance data and shopper / retailer insights. You will create Category Dashboards which highlight key business performance drivers and you will review shopper and promotion activity to make recommendations to achieve the best return on their investments. You will create new and inspiring digital merchandising plans and in-store concepts to help bring the category vision to life and to engage customers to support their recommendations.


To be considered for the Category Manager role you will be a highly numerate professional with a background in Analysis and/or Category Management. You must have the ability to analyse and interpret complex and multiple sources of data to identify issues, opportunities, insights and recommendations and also be commercially minded, a strong influencer and dynamic with your deliverance of findings.

Job Offer

The role is paying up to £40,000 plus competitive benefits.

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