Senior Category Manager

Location
Surrey
Salary
£50k-£60k + car allowance
Posted
23 August 2018
Closes
21 September 2018
Ref
TL884740
Job Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SENIOR CATEGORY MANAGER
£50k-£60k + car allowance
Location: Surrey / Job Ref: TL884740

We're looking for real foodies - a Senior Category Manager with excellent FMCG grocery experience and a core focus on shopper insight; people motivated to join an ethical team and keen to support the environment whilst achieving category growth. 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Become the expert; understand and interpret market trends/performance and shopper behaviour across designated categories.
  • Interpret and analyse data and competitor information to develop strategies and tactics to influence multiple stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate credibility and thought leadership to ensure always viewed as a key strategic supplier.
  • Provide customer focussed insights and recommendations regarding shopper behaviour, ranging, merchandising and promotions.
  • Lead category management projects to accelerate category and company brand performance.
  • Passionate about incorporating category thinking into all aspects of business.
  • Develop account team vision with Sales team and track regularly (including NPD, range, price, promotions, on-shelf visibility, distribution, merchandising, shopper marketing).

Candidate Profile:

  • A robust and proven profile in FMCG shopper insight and category management.   Previous experience in sales or marketing roles would also be advantageous.
  • A self-starter; proactive, driven and a people person.
  • Experienced user of external market data (Nielsen, Kantar or IRI).
  • Analytical and commercial yet highly intuitive towards shopper insights.

For more information or to apply, email your CV to janine@tarshpartnership.co.uk

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