Category Manager

£55000 per annum
19 September 2017
17 October 2017
Kirsty Thomas
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Michael Page have been assigned to search for a Category Manager based in Hertfordshire working for a well known business that are known nationally. They are continually growing and need someone to provide recommendations on a large grocery account.

Client Details

Our client is a well known FMCG business that specialises in food and are based in Hertfordshire. They work closely with suppliers to produce the best end product for their customers. The business is fast growing so offers employees potential to progress.


The Category Manager will be responsible for the following:

* Improve category performance understanding including immediate analysis of weekly/periodic sales performance
* Immediate analysis of weekly/periodic customer metrics using DunnHumby & Kantar data
* Create monthly market Reports whilst understanding external factors
* Drive category growth based upon in-depth category and customer understanding make monthly & quarterly recommendations to help drive performance, areas of focus include promotions and pricing.
* Lead Supplier/ category partner with weekly conference calls and quarterly cross supplier meetings delivering best in class action oriented insight


The ideal Category Manager will have have strong analytical and numerical skills to derive insight from complex data sources and work effectively with numeric data sets and spreadsheets. Attention to detail and creativity skills to deliver new ways of working. Use of data sources such as Nielsen, IRI, etc is useful.

Job Offer

The basis salary on offer is competitive and also includes a company car. The role is based in Hertfordshire with travel around and to London.

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