Category Development Manager

Location
England,London,West London
Salary
£38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
14 March 2017
Closes
11 April 2017
Ref
13804447/001
Contact
Elizabeth Woodforde
Job Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
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.


Description

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


Profile

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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