Category Manager

7 days left

Blue Spark
South East England
30 Jan 2019
28 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

This growing food manufacturer are leading the way in their competitive sector, supplying innovative products to the major UK retailers. With a focus on product excellence and customer service, they are now looking for a Category Manager to join their thriving team.

The Role

In this high profile role you will work as part of the Category and Insight Team with a focus on driving growth across a number of product sectors. You will work closely with customers and the NPD Team to lead range reviews, identify key insights and category drivers that will improve category and commercial performance. You will provide an understanding of emerging trends as well as consumer and shopper research to identify strategic opportunities for your customers. In addition, you’ll develop merchandising plans and solutions which not only respond to customer and consumer needs but also help drive sales.

The Person

Suit a confident and charismatic Category Manager who has proven experience within an FMCG environment.  You’ll have the ability to analyse and interpret data with the understanding of how this can underpin category growth, support innovation and drive sales. Experience of working with the major retailers, knowledge of Nielsen, Kantar and retailer loyalty card data is essential.

We’re looking for a team player who can influence cross-functionally and develop strong relationships with customers. Agility, tenacity and the ability to think strategically in a fast paced, commercially led role are essential to success.

If you have the category and commercial acumen to make a positive impact with this progressive food business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

Apply for Category Manager

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from FoodmanJobs by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on FoodmanJobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs