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Category Manager - Drinks

Job Title: Category Manager - Drinks
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 90445
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DHO.91021.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 24, 2012 06:34

Job Description

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within this global alcoholic drinks business for a Category Manager to work on a high profile Grocery account. The company is one that requires little introduction and manages some of the biggest drinks brands across the globe. It's a business which is renowned for investing in its employees and delivering best-in-class innovation to the market. The main purpose of your role will be to define the Category plan for a leading grocery retailer. You will build strong relationships; becoming a trusted advisor to the retailer and internally with the Sales and Marketing teams. You will use multiple data sources to derive insights that influence decisions and deliver excellent in-store execution. To be considered for the role you will have previously worked as a [Category Manager](/searches/category-manager-jobs), ideally within retail or consumer goods. You will have strong multifunctional understanding or customer marketing, market research and data analysis (Kantar, IRI, Nielsen, dunnhumby, Aimia). Above all you will have the ability to understand the strategy of the retailer and how you can identify with their customers at a category level. If you’re the kind of person who thrives in a dynamic, forward thinking organisation then do not hesitate to apply.