Senior Category/Shopper Manager

£50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance and excellent benefits
15 May 2018
13 June 2018
Recruitment Team
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Category/Shopper Manager, Woking -

Our established, international client is currently searching for a driven and commercially-minded Senior Category/Shopper Manager to join their busy and growing team based in Surrey. With at least 5 years' experience in a Category or Shopper Management role under your belt, you will have proven experience evaluating product performance and driving category growth for a competitive and successful consumer brand. In addition to the technical elements of a Category Management role, you will also need to be confident merchandising products in stores to ensure maximum visibility and shop-ability for consumers. Ideally, you will have at least 3 years' experience working within a similar role for the health and beauty industry, with a particular emphasis working with pharmaceutical retailers.

As Senior Category/Shopper Manager, you will be responsible for driving the performance of your category in a number of independent retailers. You will analyse product performance to identify ranges that are selling well and ones that are under-performing, once armed with this knowledge you will develop merchandising plans for a number of independent retailers, helping to drive brand and product performance in stores. You'll need exceptional commercial awareness and the ability to analyse vast quantities of data, using category data, sales figures, competitor data and consumer insights to shape your decision making and the category strategy moving forward. As you will be working with multiple retailers and on a number of projects at any given time, exceptional organisational and project management skills are essential in this role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established brand who are leaders in their field. Offering excellent benefits and the opportunities to develop within the role, this is an exciting opportunity that is rare in the market!

Due to the location of the office, this role is commutable to those living in Central London, Woking, Weybridge, Guildford, Epsom, Slough, Farnborough, Bracknell, Croydon, Twickenham, Windsor and Maidenhead.

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