Interim Category Manager

England,North Yorkshire,York
Car allowance, bonus, healthcare, pension
12 October 2017
09 November 2017
Jack Fullam
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
- The opportunity will be focused on working with the top 4 multiples in the UK

- Category Manager role working within a new demographic that continues to yield significant results for the business.

Client Details

Our client is a well renowned business in the York region, operating across multiple international markets. Our client has promoted a lot of their staff from within into key positions in the business, a culture based on meritocracy, what this means for the successful candidate is the opportunity available presents scope to work with people who have grown with the business and know the sector inside out. The organisation puts a keen emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibility, people development, career progression with continued learning opportunities on offer.


- Deliver in- store execution through the management of in-store agencies. Optimising return on investment through key promotional periods, range reviews, right store fascias, brief in-store & right data.

- Create compelling selling tools for third parties to sell in pivotal messages for the business to ensure maximum space availability is attained.

- Buyer understanding - the category is different to many others and requires them to challenge the corporate line at times this role needs to powerfully enable our buyers to act in line with our brand and category strategy.

- Measure, understand & report on client & competitor reports in store monthly, utilising this information to then create in store plan to help boost revenue and brand

- Cover all media in relation to the brand, TV, video on demand, press & social media. Work alongside Marketing to create riveting NPD stories.


- Experienced Category Manager within the FMCG sector. (5 years commercial experience)

- Passionate about their work & want to make a difference.

- Good at building long and lasting business relationships across the Organisation and external stakeholders.

- Energetic, enthusiastic open to on the job learning and development.

- Strong communicator with an ability to influence.

Job Offer

- Competitive salary + attractive benefits package with car allowance

- Opportunity to join a rapidly growing business

- Ability to grow and develop through the role

- Ability to work in a highly regarded team within the business

- Opportunity to excel in a Category Manager position

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