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Lead Category Manager

Job Title: Lead Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q88931
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DHO.60402.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 05, 2012 12:19

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join this cross functional Category team as a Customer Development Manager, with a wide ranging scope across Strategy/Vision, Shopper Insights and Range & Merchandising. We are looking for high calibre candidates to join this market leading FMCG business to help drive forward its Category and Customer objectives through delivering key insights and executing Category Strategy across key accounts. To be successful in this role you will need: * Good knowledge of Category Management – to help set our vision * Excellent analytical & Numeracy ability combined with clear presentation & communication skills * A high attention to detail * To be a team worker with strong interpersonal skills * Able to deal with pressure & strong time management You will deal cross functionally with Marketing, Insights, Trade Marketing and a variety of external contacts so we are looking for candidates with strong commercial understanding and experience in Category Management, with strong past knowledge of utilising key data agencies. In return we offer a competitive package and the opportunity to make an impact in our market leading business. If you are looking for a highly influential, cross functional Category role, we look forward to reading your application.