Category Manager

  • Shropshire
  • £28000 - £35000 per annum + plus perks
Date: 15th Jan 2021   
Job Ref: ZEST/23/11
Stand out business who are extremely successful in the UK market and leaders in their category.

As sales and share growth continue they are now looking to bring on a passionate Category Manager to work with the very talented sales & commercial team.

Working closely with the department head to create and execute the category vision, drivers and strategies both internally & externally. Champion the voice of the shopper both internally & externally. Work closely with some of the UK's major retail customers across both grocery and convenience acting as category captains in an unbiased and objective manner. Advise retailers on range, space, distribution. Use key insights, develop category stories and plans, identify opportunities to drive category growth. Collaborate with internal stakeholders on NPD initiatives.

The ideal candidate will have FMCG category management experience. Be familiar with data and insights from the likes of Kantar, Nielsen, IRI and loyalty data providers. You will be ambitious, energetic and demonstrate a strong interest in the food industry.

This is fantastic opportunity for someone to join a growing business, grow / develop their career and really push the boundaries of category management.

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