Category Planning Manager

Greater London
£50,000 - £55,000 + car
14 Jan 2014
14 Feb 2014
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Brand Management
Contract Type
Full Time

Category Planning Manager   /   £50,000 - £55,000 + car allowance
Greater London

With two direct reports and the opportunity to partner a major UK grocery customer, this Category Planning Manager will create and execute annual category plans, influence ranging and distribution, space and merchandising.  The Category Planning Manager will also develop category reviews and point of purchase strategies.  A solid customer facing category management or sales background is sought as well as experience of the UK grocery retail channel.  The Category Planning Manager must have strong analytical skills and be an effective communicator and influencer.  This position requires extensive cross functional working and so we seek a true team player, as well as someone looking for real autonomy and accountability in a fast paced, dynamic FMCG manufacturer.  

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to Janine Darley, Tarsh Lazare Marketing Recruitment.  Email:

Tarsh Lazare is committed to finding the right roles for talented candidates. We are a leading name in marketing recruitment and have significant marketing recruitment experience working with brand management, communications, category management and insight / research specialists. If you would like to discuss this role, or any other roles that might be suitable, please e-mail or call one of the team now on 020 7566 9890.