Category Manager

England,West Yorkshire,Leeds
Car + Bonus + Pension + Health Care
02 June 2017
30 June 2017
Gavin Wingfield
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a global FMCG food manufacturer, who operates predominantly in the own label arena, supplying a vast array of retailers including the Top 4 Grocers.

Client Details

Our client, based in Leeds is the Grocery arm of a large UK-based food manufacturer. At this site specifically, they manufacture Ambient meal accompaniments including Cooking Sauces, Tables Sauces, Pickles and Dips.

As a group, they have a combined annual turnover of £1.2bn and employ over 11,000 people. Other divisions to the organisation stretch across chilled, ambient and frozen.


As a Category Manager on Ambient Grocery, you will be responsible for managing at least one of the Top 4 Grocer accounts. You will be accountable for a 3 year strategic vision for the category and road mapping specific action required based on the insights you gather. This would include company EPoS data and main providers such as Nielsen and Kantar.


The successful Category Manager will have at least 3-4 years' experience in a FMCG Marketing and/or Category environment, understanding the tools needed for the strategic management of your account.

You will be of graduate calibre, currently operating in a customer-facing Category Manager role.

Job Offer

A competitive salary of up to £50,000 per annum is on offer dependent on experience, plus an attractive benefits package including a fully expensed company car.

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