Category Manager

Maidenhead, Berkshire
£40,000 - £45,000 plus car and benefits
22 March 2018
20 April 2018
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Category Manager
£40,000 - £45,000 plus car allowance and other benefits
Based: Maidenhead

Develop important trade category relationships and be the hero for a core brand in this high profile FMCG organisation. You will ensure that brand strategy is focused on driving growth opportunities; champion the category vision across the portfolio and lead range reviews; and provide a category perspective on all key initiatives. You will provide informative performance reviews and work closely with activation teams on projects such as promotional analysis.

Our Ideal Candidate
We are ideally looking for an experienced FMCG category specialist, comfortable with the use of continuous data and with the ability to analyse information and identify key points. You will be a strong communicator, developing compelling category stories and working closely with internal and external stakeholders. You will work well under pressure and be capable of flexing between multiple concurrent tasks.

Client Profile
Our client is part of a major food business with a portfolio of well-known and much loved FMCG brands. With a lean structure and positive, non-bureaucratic approach, they invest heavily in training and development and brands and have consistently offered excellent career development opportunities both in company and across the wider group locally and internationally. They have a flexible working environment including hot desking and the ability to work remotely up to 2 days a week.

The Tarsh Partnership is committed to finding the right roles for talented candidates. We are a leading name in marketing recruitment and have significant marketing recruitment experience working with brand management, communications, category management and insight / research specialists. If you would like to discuss this role, or any other roles that might be suitable, please e-mail or call one of the team now on 020 7849 6875.

If you don't feel this role is quite right for you but think you know someone who might be suitable do please pass this advert on. We do offer a recommend a friend scheme and you could receive £200 of John Lewis vouchers should your recommended friend be offered and accept the role.

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