Category Manager

10 September 2019
08 October 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has come up for a talented Category Manager to join a trusted FMCG business where quality and innovation at the heart of the business. The role is based in Preston.

Client Details

My client is a well established FMCG business who have built a great reputation for delivering high quality products, successful brands and innovativon being key to remain on trend.


The Category Manager will be part of a talented Category and Shopper Marketing team. Key responsibilities of the Category Manager role will be to: * Use insight data to develop category plans for accounts that drive a competitive advantage for the business * Range reviews, data insight, development of consumer and shopper insights, understand market trends * Feed actionable recommendations to the business * Lead key retailer relationships and create and deliver compelling category stories. * Influence retail clients to increase range and space growth for products * Work with key internal stakeholders such as the Sales and Marketing team * Provide input into the direction and execution of NPD


The successful Category Manager will have: * Experience of using agency data such as Nielsen, Kantar, dunnhumby, etc. * Experience in a Category Management role ideally from an FMCG / retail business. * Strong knowledge of FMCG and retail markets * Excellent presentation skills * Excellent communication skills, ability to build relationships and influence with both internal and external key partners * Strong commercial acumen

Job Offer

Competitive salary

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