Junior Category Manager

Recruiter
Location
South Yorkshire
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
15 Aug 2017
Closes
15 Sep 2017
Ref
F5315
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company

This is a great opportunity to join one of the largest chilled food manufacturing companies in the UK. With excellent prospects and a highly respected retail customer base, they are now on the lookout for a new Junior Category Manager to join their thriving team and uphold their high quality standards.

The Role

As Junior Category Manager your role will focus on long term strategy in addition to the successful implementation of long-term development plans. Using your knowledge and insights you will lead range reviews to identify key category drivers and help resolve potential issues. Your superior insights and market knowledge will enable you to produce category marketing and merchandising plans which not only respond to market trends and customer needs but also adhere to agreed margin targets. Additionally, to ensure company and quality standards are upheld throughout every stage of the process you will need to forge strong relationships with external retailers alongside internal departments including Sales & NPD to achieve positive change and growth.

The Person

As a strong team player, you will already have proven Junior Category/ Account Management experience within the Food Industry and have a good understanding of AC Nielsen, IRI or Kantar. Knowledge of consumer and shopper insights is a necessity in addition to superior analytical skills which will enable you to successfully explore and analyse internal and external research data. You will have excellent project management and communication skills and will be comfortable presenting to major customers, successfully influencing others to pursue opportunities that will deliver category growth.

So if you’re an ambitious Category professional who thrives in a fast paced environment and you’re ready to take on a new challenge then we’d like to hear from you. Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.

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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.

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