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Senior Category Manager

Job Title: Senior Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91938
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2013 12:10

Job Description

This blue-chip, top-tier FMCG business with an impressive portfolio of brands is now seeking a Senior Category Manager to join their ever-growing category team. As Senior Category Manager you will play an integral role in building compelling strategies and plans which are underpinned by first class analysis and insight. It is imperative that you are capable of not only providing insights but using them to influence and persuade internal and external parties through well thought out commercial arguments. You will be expected to develop a more focused approach to category insights and find ways of best leveraging your portfolio. A key part of your role will be to provide timely and actionable, category, consumer shopper insights for the business to a wide variety of internal and external data sources. Other key areas of the role will be to: * Design and execute range analysis, in line with company and industry standards * Develop new category opportunities * Use market research to help develop the categories * Liaise with internal and external stakeholders To be considered it's essential you have in-depth category management experience from an FMCG environment, which could be across food or non-food categories. You must be able to demonstrate creativity and the necessary ambition to progress your career. In return for your hard work you will be rewarded with an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to work within a flexible working environment. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.