Category Manager

Location
South East
Salary
Competitive package
Posted
04 Nov 2019
Closes
02 Dec 2019
Ref
TL884954
Job Discipline
Category Management
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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 janine@tarshpartnership.co.uk

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