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Category Manager

  • Location:

    Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Fresh Produce

  • Salary:

    Negotiable Base Salary + 7K Car Allowance + 15% Bonus

  • Contact:

    Jordan Waobikeze

  • Job ref:

    HQ00018493

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Job Title: Category Manager
Location: Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Working Pattern: Hybrid

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented Category Manager to work with a market-leader in the Fresh Produce sector.

Reporting to the Category Marketing Director, this role will play an integral part in identifying opportunities to influence shopper behaviour and ultimately optimise growth for key categories.

In addition to ensuring the correct product matrix, marketing and promotional activities are in place across all channels (In Store, Online, Convenience etc) within Grocery.

Key criteria:

  • FMCG experience in category management in a blue-chip or large SME environment with a good knowledge of the UK FMCG market.
  • Strong presenting and communication skills teamed with outstanding collaboration and people skills.
  • Highly analytical, comfortable working with a wide range of data to make fact-based decisions, you can translate insight into concrete customer marketing actions and have an ability to 'see beyond the data' to make good commercial decisions.
  • Ability to work with continuous (e.g., Kantar, Nielsen, IRI, Dunnhumby Nectar loyalty) or ad hoc market and consumer data and to put the "Customer First" to identify opportunities for the business and retailers.
  • Demonstrates an ability to convince others of one's point of view and ideas to take action that will advance shared interests and business goals. Able to challenge thinking and decision making internally & externally.

If you feel you meet the above criteria, apply through the attached link and I'll be in touch.

If you would like to discuss this in further detail, do reach out to my email: jordan@morepeople.co.uk