Category Manager



£45-55k package + bonus, benefits


A unique opportunity has arisen within the leading category of a top global FMCG business. You will have the chance to be part of the dynamic team that manages the development and implementation of the category plans across the Top 4 Grocers. This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has the determination to rapidly develop their career in category, as well as a strong commercial capability.


-To develop category plans and propositions by channel and customer aligned to market execution plans

-Build and leverage strong relationships with retail brand owners and grocers

-Leverage core consumer/shopper insights and develop them into winning brand and category strategies

-Line management responsibility

-Be the expert and representative of the category internally and externally

-Manage innovation projects

-Use insight to influence range and merchandising plans at category reviews

-Provide detailed analysis and insights on category opportunities

-Provide analytical support in the development of category plans

-Work with the internal team to meet company targets & brand growth


-Significant commercial background from time spent in a sales, category, brand or customer marketing role in a large dynamic matrix organisation.

-High level of financial literacy and developed analytical skills.

-Able to communicate persuasively and credibly to multiple stakeholders internally as well to customers externally.

-You will also have an advanced knowledge of how to utilise various consumer and shopper data sources in order to support the development of our category and channel strategies.

-FMCG Category experience.

-Degree educated.

We are looking for applicants who are driven, autonomous, dynamic and entrepreneurial. You must have had quick career progression in 1-3 companies and are looking to take the next step to challenge yourself and propel your career.

Apply for Category Manager

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs