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Category Strategy Manager

Job Title: Category Strategy Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89276
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: njs.66945.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 05, 2012 12:26

Job Description

This global FMCG giant is looking for an experienced commercial professional to lead the category strategy across all channels for a range of products, implementing an integrated category plan and vision to achieve key growth through uniting internal departments. This is a pivotal leadership role to develop and implement a ‘Best in Class’ Category approach and deliver a long term plan to drive both sales and brand equity. You will need to provide business solutions to key cross-functional challenges, in addition to create compelling arguments for enacting plans for key brands and key customers to deliver value added category understanding and development. In addition to strategic thinking and a high level of category and customer focus, you will need: * Influence ability to enthuse and galvanise your plan internally and externally * A proven ability to plan and deliver, with a results focus across multiple projects * Commercial awareness of the wider business context * Experience of Category Insights, Trade Marketing or Brand Marketing would be an advantage If you're looking to utilise your category experience within a blue chip FMCG company with a global outlook and feel, and believe you would thrive in this commercial environment then we want to hear from you!