Senior Category Manager

£50000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus
04 October 2017
01 November 2017
Richard Bowen
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
As Senior Category Manager you will report into the Head of Category, working on a newly acquired category for the business. You will be responsible for:

* Building relationships with your customer, showing category thought leadership and helping deliver ongoing improvements to the point of purchase for both the retailer and our client
* Working closely with the sales team to maximise the performance of the core range within your assigned customer
* Working closely with the Grocery Category Lead and Head of Category to define, refine and execute the category strategy and growth drivers within your assigned retailer
* Liaising with the Research and Insight team to ensure the category team are best in class in identifying and bringing market trends and developments to the market
* Management of quarterly and monthly reports. For example, distribution trackers and customer specific scorecards
* Delivering category insights by measuring manufacturers activities, events, audits and any other applicable measures
* Ensuring that the sales team have continuous access to insight tools and training

To be eligible for this Senior Category Manager role you must have:

* Strong category management skills, ideally at senior manager level
* A proven track record of bringing category insights and trends to your previous roles and instigating appropriate action accordingly
* Experience with data/insights programs such as Nielsen/IRI
* Strong numeric skills
* Excellent relationship management skills

If this sounds like a good fit please do apply!

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