Senior Category Manager

West of London
c £60,000 + car allowance + benefits + bonus
05 Apr 2012
05 May 2012
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Brand Management
FMCG, Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Category Manager


Based West of London


c £60,000 + car allowance + benefits + bonus


This extraordinary company has a number of its core brands in the top 10 within its category, as well as an outstanding private label business that is No: 1 in its category.  A major international business, it has a turnover in excess of £5bn.


Due to internal promotion there is a fantastic opportunity for a commercially trained Category Manager to join the team and make a significant contribution to the category strategy.  Working closely with the leading grocery retailers with brands that are well supported above and below the line you will convert marketing initiatives into category action.


We are seeking an individual to work with the commercial teams, to drive the growth of their brands through range, space, fixture layout, visibility and promotion rationales. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong customer relationships by delivering category plans that are mutually beneficial.


You will be accountable for the delivery and execution of shopper insights and the management of retailer relationships.


Of graduate calibre you will have an FMCG background in sales or marketing and category management, coupled with significant knowledge of the UK grocery sector.  Highly commercial with strong analytical skills and the ability to probe and analyse research information.  We are seeking high potential individuals who will progress quickly through the organisation.


Interested candidates should forward an up to date cv quoting reference number 73/32br