Interim Category Manager

Location
England,West Yorkshire,Leeds
Salary
Car, bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
09 Nov 2017
Ref
13865739/001
Contact
Jack Fullam
Job Discipline
Category Management
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
- Category Manager role focused heavily on using numerous data sources to dissect the customer market

- Working with the best of breed internally & externally to increase revenue, market share & build long term relations


Client Details

Well established business built on successful long term relationships, employee engagement & creating value at every step of the way. Our client has multiple sites across the UK however you will be based in Leeds office. Investing heavily in its infrastructure, R&D and most importantly it's diverse and empowered workforce is paramount to this organisation. Corporate Social Responsibility is at the forefront for this business through community engagement practices & highly ethical practices.


Description

Category Manager role as follows:

- Holistic evaluation of category performance through weekly analysis of sales, promotional activity, customer metrics & then provide monthly market performance reports ensuring all stakeholders are up to date on the latest trends.

- Consistent reviews and research of all customer insights and behaviour.

- Driving retailer growth, based upon in depth understanding of the market and customer trends, provide monthly and quarterly presentations to help facilitate this growth.

- Integral to shaping the new product development plan taking into account customer behaviour and macro trends.

- Experience of using market data (Nielsen, IRI, Dunnhumby, Aimia & Kantar)

- Management of Marketing and Research budget, liaising with media and research agencies to maximise ROI.


Profile

The successful candidate will be as follows:

- An effective communicator at all levels.

- Ability to present, persuade and influence.

- Strong relationship builder.

- Attention to detail and ability to be creative when necessary.

- Previous experience of being a Category Manager within a FMCG business.


Job Offer

- Very competitive package and salary.

- Scope to progress within the business.

- The opportunity to work with a market leader in the sector.

- Work within a business that values and empowers it's employees.

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