The Marketing division of Robert Half International is currently looking for an Category Manager to join a well known and profitable brand. The ideal candidate will have Food industry experience and demonstrated ability within FMCG/ Retail environment.. This is an opportunity to become a critical member of the Category Development team. You will be leading a team to deliver consistent category growth and help deliver point of purchase objectives within leading national retailers. You will design customer category plans working closely with retailers to drive profitable growth of the category and subsequently organisation's portfolio of products. Responsibilities include: * Making strategic and tactical recommendations to meet customer goals and category management requirements. * Driving excellence and innovation whilst identifying and taking advantage of opportunities and retail trends. * Maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with Buyers, Buying Controllers, Category Strategy Controllers, Account Managers by providing a high level of category management expertise. * Increasing share at distribution points through winning at category reviews, securing NPD incrementally, range windows and driving additional formats, such as front of store, convenience. * Evaluating activity and make recommendations to increase effectiveness and in store implementation The ideal candidate will have good excel and AS400 skills along with the ability to be determined, tenacious and resilient.
Salary & Benefits
£40,000 - £45,000 plus car and bensRobert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.