Category Manager

Location
England,Lancashire,Preston
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
10 Sep 2019
Closes
08 Oct 2019
Ref
14044587/001
Contact
Spyroulla Mousikou
Job Discipline
Category Management
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has come up for a talented Category Manager to join a trusted FMCG business where quality and innovation at the heart of the business.

The role is based in Preston.


Client Details

My client is a well established FMCG business who have built a great reputation for delivering high quality products, successful brands and innovativon being key to remain on trend.


Description

The Category Manager will be part of a talented Category and Shopper Marketing team.

Key responsibilities of the Category Manager role will be to:





* Use insight data to develop category plans for accounts that drive a competitive advantage for the business





* Range reviews, data insight, development of consumer and shopper insights, understand market trends



* Feed actionable recommendations to the business





* Lead key retailer relationships and create and deliver compelling category stories.



* Influence retail clients to increase range and space growth for products



* Work with key internal stakeholders such as the Sales and Marketing team





* Provide input into the direction and execution of NPD


Profile

The successful Category Manager will have:

* Experience of using agency data such as Nielsen, Kantar, dunnhumby, etc.





* Experience in a Category Management role ideally from an FMCG / retail business.





* Strong knowledge of FMCG and retail markets





* Excellent presentation skills





* Excellent communication skills, ability to build relationships and influence with both internal and external key partners



* Strong commercial acumen


Job Offer

Competitive salary

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