Category Manager

England,West Midlands,Solihull
£40000 - £45000 per annum
30 April 2018
28 May 2018
Matthew Burling
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Excellent opportunity for a Category Manager to join a fast growing FMCG organisation. This will suit someone coming from a branded FMCG business and looking to take a leading role in owning and driving the Category Management agenda.

Client Details

Our client is an exciting FMCG business based in the West Midlands with a portfolio of well-known brands. Due to exciting growth plans, they are looking for their first Category Manager to join the business and assist in developing commercial category growth opportunities across numerous channels.


Reporting to the Category Controller, this is a role which has been created through the growth of our client's brand portfolio and ambitions to grow further market share.

As the Category Manager you will use market information and insight in order to play an essential role in bridging and supporting the Sales & Marketing teams, to ensure the business and their customers continue to win through category thought leadership and actionable insights that deliver profitable growth.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Customer Account Managers across a selection of retail channels.


This Category Manager role will suit:

- a Category Exec or Category Manager from a branded FMCG business, or alternatively an Account Manager from a Data Agency background who is looking to step up in to an exciting role.

You will also have:

- strong analytical skills with the ability to turn market insight in to an actionable plan

- entrepreneurial flair and the ability to spot commercial opportunity

- a can-do attitude

Job Offer

Excellent salary package

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