Category Marketing Manager

£40000 - £43000 per annum
11 Sep 2019
09 Oct 2019
Amber Souter
Job Discipline
Category Management
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting new opportunity available in Norwich City Centre working for a leading food producer. Working across all sales channels and market sectors we are currently working with them to bring a new category marketing manager to the team.

The Category Marketing Manager role is focused on building the category strategy that delivers upon key business KPI's. Using consumer insights, market research data and customer relationships, you will be expected to formulate the product plan & pipeline alongside maximising the portfolio profitability by understanding the range & supply chain map in order to drive efficiencies

In addition, the role encompasses broader responsibility within the business, setting the agenda for customer & B2B marketing, budget management and maximising brand exposure via customer mediums.

Implementation of the plan will require strong personable skills to work cross functionally and with colleagues in Poland. Additionally, you will need to be a self-starter, with a drive to match.


 Confident communicating with key stakeholders, able to land key points precisely
 Entrepreneurial spirit with a can do attitude is a MUST
 Able to work autonomously as well as in a team
 Proven track record of handling data and converting to key actionable insights (IRI, Dunnhumby, Kantar), demonstrating big thinking
 Ability to project manage multiple NPD & EPD from inception through to launch
 Customer marketing experience within a B2B environment desired as will be pivotal in the role
 Portfolio management understanding, tracking profitability/ duplication in the range you manage and take key actions to address any concerns
 Must be open to travel across the UK (top 4 retail head offices) and trips to sites (Poland and Romania)


 Understanding of a manufacturing process and the implications upon business decisions
 Understanding of the meat industry and the impact certain drivers can have on KPI's

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