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Category Manager - Top Grocery Accounts

Job Title: Category Manager - Top Grocery Accounts
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90037
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DHO.41581.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 05, 2012 14:51

Job Description

This global FMCG business is looking for an experienced Category Manager to join its team and take control of one of its key strategic grocery accounts and to develop its category vision. As the Category Manager you will: * Take the lead in the Category relationship with key customers * Liaise with HO stakeholders to gain increased ranging and preferential space * Build strong relationships and influence customers to move strategies in directions that support the brand portfolio * Lead Category reviews through data analysis and insight for key strategic customers * Develop strong Category arguments * Work closely with the Customer Marketing department to develop creative in-store activity The ideal candidate will: * Have the ability to communicate actionable Category insights in a compelling way * Be a strong negotiator and have exceptional planning and execution capabilities * Be customer focussed with natural relationship building skills * Have proven Category or Insight experience within FMCG with the ability to influence at all levels In return for your hard work as the Category Manager you will receive a generous salary and benefits package as well as the opportunity to develop your career within an established business. If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now with an up to date CV.