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Senior Category Manager

Job Title: Senior Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50 - £60K Per Annum + Car + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q86881
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2012 15:35

Job Description

A universally recognised FMCG business is looking to recruit a Senior Category Manager to join its highly successful team in the South East. The Senior Category Manager will be expected to: * Advise on strategies that will meet the needs of the shopper in order to grow the business and develop the category * Provide category reviews on a project basis across all relevant channels but predominantly grocery * Be involved in NPD launches as well as Range Development and Merchandising * Take responsibility for several direct reports and manage a team of Category Planners in order to optimise the category performance within the accounts * Develop the range in store through a product offering which reflects market dynamics both in the immediate and medium term, and which influences shopper behaviour at the point of purchase The ideal candidate will have: * Previous Category Management experience * Experience of man management within the retail or FMCG industry * A proven ability to build relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally * Sound analytical skills in order to inform and advise on all areas of category growth * Strong commercial awareness In return for your hard work, the Senior Category Manager will receive a generous salary and benefits package including a company car. If this sounds like the opportunity you are seeking, please do not hesitate to apply today with an up to date CV in order to take that next important step in your career.