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Senior Category Manager

Job Title: Senior Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93762
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LUH.40408.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 29, 2013 17:33

Job Description

A brand new opportunity has arisen to join the Trading team at a Global Food Retail company. As Senior Category Manager, you are tasked with working in synergy with Brand teams to deliver growth across the company through sound Category Management. By championing commercial and customer insights, you will aid in profit maximisation whilst reducing overall business risk. Key Responsibilities: * Lead and develop a skilled category team, focusing on both individual and team performance. * Work in synergy with the purchasing & brand teams to deliver category led business solutions. * Ensure effective category analysis, reviews and action cycles are in place across all key categories. * Co-ordinate and offer recommendations for budgeting based on data and market insight. * Enhance supplier relationships through provision of data and understanding. The Ideal Candidate Will Possess: * Degree level or equivalent within a Business or Marketing related subject. Professional marketing qualifications are not essential both favourable. * Commercially numerate & astute with excellent IT skills. * Excellent communication skills, including the ability to confidently present. * Extensive Category Management & pricing experience within an FMCG or Retail capacity. * Previous line management experience. * A proven track record of delivering sales and profits through sound category management. This is the perfect opportunity for an FMCG/Retail/Foodservice Category professional to own the category process, whilst building a team around them. In return for your hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits. If this sounds like your ideal position, apply today. 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.