Category Development Manager

England,London,West London
£38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
14 March 2017
11 April 2017
Elizabeth Woodforde
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a great Category Development Manager role to cover maternity for a major FMCG business based in West London.

Client Details

Our client lead the category across a number of brands in the UK multiples; but are also a global player with their portfolio of brands. They are looking for a Category Development Manager to join a busy and changing area of the Customer and Category teams.


Reporting to the Senior Category Development Manager the Category Development Manager will deliver the following key activity during the contract:

* Support on the changing strategy and category plan
* Execute the category plan for key UK grocery multiples
* Work across a diverse set of range reviews
* Manage and execute Category and Ranging projects with the retailers
* Champion the category development team cross-functionally
* Present category stories and messaging to the retailers


The candidate that secures the Category Development Manager position will bring the following skills and attributes to the position:

* a proven track record in FMCG category management
* demonstrable use of a diverse range of data sources from IRI, Kantar and Nielsen to Dunhumby or Aimia
* working knowledge of the UK grocery market (open to any of the major mults)
* experience of leading on Range reviews
* Happy to work in the London HQ on a daily basis
* Available at short notice

Job Offer

Competitive basic salary between £38,000 - £42,000 depending on knowledge + car allowance + benefits. A 12 month fixed term contract

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