Junior Category Manager

Car + Bonus + Pension
24 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
Jason Kilbride
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Job title: Junior Category Manager
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: circa £30,000 plus Car/Car allowance, Bonus & Pension.

We have been approached by a market leader in their sector, that is continually expanding, to support in recruiting a Junior Category manager to join their category team. Based in Staffordshire this business's past, present and future direction is based around insight and category data. They are passionate about the product and sales strategy, promotions and NPD is underpinned by the category departments insight. This role is a key cog in the department, working closely with specific retailers and customers to deliver the best product they can.

*Prepare category and market reports
*Develop and communicate category insights to challenge account performance
*Build effective customer relationships which promote the business as thought leaders in their category
*Manage data quality
*Complete regular audits of the market
*Review NPD launches

*Proven category management experience and a clear understanding of the major grocery multiple accounts in UK
*An adaptable presentation style that reveals engaging ideas and recommendations with authority.
*High competency with Excel and PowerPoint
*Good working knowledge of the data interrogation software from both Nielsen and Kantar
*Familiarity with Dunnhumby or I2C loyalty card data
*Experience of using qualitative research to develop shopper insights
*Ambitious and driven character
*Initiative and autonomous working style

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Jason Kilbride at jason@hendbrown.com.

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