Senior Category Manager

West Midlands Region
£Competitive with benefits
29 Nov 2016
27 Dec 2016
Senior Category Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

The Business

A major food manufacturer based in the West Midlands is looking to expand its category team in order to capitalise on organic growth. Utilising the power of their brand and their knowledge of their category they have forged strong strategic alliances with the UK’s major retailers.

The Opportunity

Working closely with key retailers this role will see you analysing a variety of industry data to assist in the assessment of the category as a whole. As well as the responsibility of a direct report(s) the Senior Category Manager will organise and plan a category strategy to further grow and develop the category. The role will be fast paced and ever changing, being a quick learner who can adapt easily is essential.

The Individual

The successful candidate will have prior exposure to industry data standards such as Kantar, Nielson, IRI or retailer specific data. Along with extensive experience of working with UK retailers in a similar capacity, experience within the FMCG marketplace would also be beneficial. Managing a team of people whilst interacting with the UK’s biggest retailers also requires excellent people skills.

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