Category Development Manager

  • £50,000 - £62,000
  • Permanent
  • West London
  • Ref: BH-5695

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Would you like to work for a Global FMCG powerhouse? And are you an ambitious self-starter with the ability to build a Category Plan & Strategy?

My client is a category leading globally renowned multi food brand! The business is looking for an experienced Category Development Manager to join their fast-paced, entrepreneurial team.

You’ll have worked in a traditional Category role looking after the TOP 4 Grocers or Convenience. 

This is a business that offers loads of great benefits, an exciting culture, training and progression opportunities.

As a Category Development Manager your purpose will be to:

  • Establish the category by developing and executing a long-term plan and strategy
  • Understand the category status, trends and drivers to create a category story
  • Work closely with external data suppliers on both a local and global scale
  • Review a broad range of shopper and category insight
  • Generate key category insights by overlooking and analysing consumer behaviours and market trends, identifying new business opportunities
  • Optimise ranges by developing and leading Category Management projects
  • Establish and build relationships with key stakeholders to ensure the effective integrations of insights into the businesses decision making process
  • Deliver best in class range reviews with key accounts

Requriements to apply:

  • 5+ years category experience within the FOOD or BEV sector
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Effective interpersonal skills and a strong ability to negotiate
  • Degree in Business, Marketing or other related discipline
  • Strong experience within Insight Analytics and Category
  • Polished experience of Nielsen and IGD 

What success looks like:
Working with key strategic retailers you will implement a Category Strategy
You’ll have an opportunity to develop and progress your career, you’ll be set big goals and will be supported to achieve this.

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