Category Manager

South East
Competitive package
04 Nov 2019
02 Dec 2019
Job Discipline
Category Management
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Position:           CATEGORY MANAGER
Package:          Competitive
Location:          South East
Job Ref:           TL884954

We are now looking for a Category Manager with excellent FMCG grocery experience and an expertise in category and shopper insight.  The role comes with 1x direct report.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Become the expert; understand and interpret market trends/performance and shopper behaviour across two leading categories.
  • Interpret and analyse data and competitor information to develop strategies and tactics to influence multiple stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate credibility and thought leadership to ensure always viewed as a key strategic supplier.
  • Provide customer focussed insights and recommendations regarding shopper behaviour, ranging, merchandising and promotions.
  • Lead category management projects to accelerate category and company brand performance.

Candidate Profile:

  • A robust and proven profile in FMCG shopper insight and category management gained either from a manufacturer, retailer or agency.   Previous experience in sales or marketing roles would also be advantageous.
  • A self-starter; proactive, driven and a people person.
  • Experienced user of external market data (Nielsen, Kantar, IRI, etc).
  • Anyalytical and commercial yet highly intuitive towards shopper insights.

Client Profile

A leading global FMCG business operating in a number of countries throughout the world, holding No.1 or No.2 position in many of them across three core categories.  Email your CV to

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