Assistant Category Manager

£27000 - £30000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
09 Mar 2014
06 Apr 2014
Sam Musgrave
Contract Type
Full Time
J-DEG are currently handling a number of Assistant Category Manager / Category Executive vacancies based in London and the South East.

One business sits within the food category the other a leading Health & Beauty business

Both Companies are internationally recognised for their brands and products within their respective categories, and the successful candidate will have responsibility for playing a major role in optimising category management in the Grocery or High Street retail environment.

Key accountabilities will include
- Extracting, filtering, analysing and presenting market data to UK commercial team and external retail stakeholders
- Providing category support for either a key retailer or number of retailers.
- Providing input and direction into strategy development in terms of account plans alongside account managers
- Working closely with Commercial team, including trade marketing and the European Marketing Function to understand where the category is in the market place from a hard and soft data perspective, presenting implications of positioning
- Responsible for planogram and SKU line up in all UK stores

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a really good understanding or passion for Category Management and ideally have experience of one or some of the following Kantar/AC Nielsen/IRI and Dunnhumby data.
Previous Category Management or Insight experience is essential within an FMCG environment

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