Assistant Category Manager | Fresh Fruit | £DOE

England, Kent, Maidstone
Depending on experience
27 Apr 2018
25 May 2018
Michael Kendall
Contract Type
Full Time

We are working with one of the largest fresh fruit businesses currently operating in the UK and abroad. They are looking to add some support to their category team on some existing retail accounts to help them better service the large number of retailers that they deal with.

The Role:

In this varied and diverse role you will be managing the day-to-day handling of the account which can raise from orders to stock management and keeping a good level of communication between customers and suppliers. You will also be happy keeping up to date with market trends using appropriate data and management systems whilst also keeping in touch with buying managers to ensure demand is met.
This role will see you immersing yourself in all parts of the businesses helping where necessary during peak periods but for the most part will see you within your category team analysing the future of specific accounts.

The Candidate:

To be successful in this role you will have the following characteristics:
A great working understanding of fresh produce or experience in the fastest moving of consumer goods.
Great Microsoft office knowledge and computer literacy.
Price negotiation and decision making are crucial so experience in these would be necessary to succeed in this role.

Are you looking to get into the commercial sector with one of the largest and well respected fresh produce businesses?

If you are interested and would like to know more please get in touch with Michael Kendall on 01780 480530 or for a confidential chat.

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