Category Manager

  • £50,000 - £60,000 + Bonus, Excellent Pension, Share Scheme & Healthcare
  • Permanent
  • West London
  • Ref: BH-4043-2

Wouldn’t you love to be responsible for developing an entire category function for an FMCG market leader?

How would you like to devise individual strategies for all the top retailers?

Have you thought about where you can fully utilize your knowledge and experience?

In your new role you’ll be expected to; 
Be strategic in your approach as to how you would develop the category function
Effectively using the resources that are available to ensure success with each implementation
Review a broad range of shopper and category insights
Range reviews with key grocer customers
Working across multiple internal departments including Marketing, Sales & Finance
Post promotional analysis

About you

  • Degree in Business, Marketing or other related discipline
  • Strong experience within Insight Analytics and Category
  • Polished knowledge, proven success utilizing various data sources and IGD
  • Previous experience of the FMCG sector
  • Ability to take ownership and fully immerse yourself in each aspect of the function

What success looks like
Working with various teams, making full use of the data that is available to develop the function from scratch.
Strategies devised and implemented for each retailer. 

Identifying new and exciting areas that would benefit each range.
You’ll have an opportunity to develop and progress your career, you’ll be set big goals and will be supported to achieve these

About Vertical Advantage
We are the only specialist recruiter in the consumer marketplace that work in niches across Sales, Marketing, Digital, E-Commerce, Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement giving us far greater reach than our competitors.

Vertical Advantage has been around for nearly a decade. We know and understand our markets. It’s what we do best. 

We are here for you for the long term and will always work with your best interests at heart. We work to transform your career by acting as your trusted right hand in what can be a tricky market to navigate.

We invest the time in really getting to know you. If you want a partner to offer you the best professional advice to help your career development, then drop us a line for a chat.