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Senior Category Manager – 12 Month FTC

Lead Category relationships with strategic Grocery customers for a market-leading global FMCG company
  • Home Counties, London, South East
  • Contract, Full time
  • 55,000 - 60,000
  • Bonus and package
  • Non-food, Category & Insights
  • 8/16802/7

Our client:

  • Our client is a fast-growing and exciting consumer brands business looking for a Senior Category Manager to join their dynamic Commercial team on a fixed-term contract
  • This business operates across multiple categories and customer channels with a portfolio of leading brands
  • Internationally recognised with £multi-billion turnover and multiple employer awards

The role:

  • This is a Senior Category Manager position focused on working with key strategic customers within the Grocery channel
  • 12-Month Fixed-Term Contract position to start in Q4 2023
  • Responsible for operating as an independent advisor to retail partners across key product categories, working to identify and recommend opportunities for category growth
  • Internally, will act as the Category expert for certain products, with very close cross-functional working with wider commercial teams including Sales and Marketing
  • As Senior Category Manager you will ensure alignment to the category vision, and support the wider-business in key projects including NPD launches

Ideal Senior Category Manager candidate profile:

  • Experience at Senior Category Manager or Category Manager level within FMCG
  • Current or recent experience working with UK Grocery Retail customers
  • Can demonstrate ability to manage multiple categories simultaneously
  • Highly analytical, with good understanding of turning insights to action and working with data providers
  • Outstanding communication skills, able to build relationships quickly and challenge the status quo where necessary
  • Commercially savvy with experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Resilient, can demonstrate agility and personal accountability

Details and benefits:

  • Hybrid working – Home Counties office 3 days a week; 2 days WFH
  • Salary & reward: £55-60k plus 10% bonus & strong benefits package

If you are an expert in turning insights into action, and working with internal and external stakeholders to deliver growth across multiple categories, this could be the perfect opportunity to join a high-performing consumer brands business on their continued journey of success. Apply now to find out more.

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Stewart Wilson
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