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Category & Merchandising Executive

Job Title: Category & Merchandising Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93877
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: JOK.48010.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 20, 2013 17:22

Job Description

A world leading FMCG business known for its high quality products is looking for a Category & Merchandising Executive to join their dynamic and high performing team for a 12 month fixed term contract. As the Category & Merchandising Executive, you will be expected to: * Recommend and implement category best practices that are in line with the companys business plan * Review market performance and analyse space productivity * Apply your expertise in planning and category principles to influence the retailers commercial team * Grow the category market share through coordination with the commercial teams in reaching the companys objectives The ideal candidate for this position will have the following qualifications: * Category management experience * Experience in category analysis and space planning software * Ability to interpret data sets and key insights * Strong understanding of the UK retail market and shopper insights * Previous retail experience would be an advantage * Working knowledge of shopper insights * Proficient in Excel This is an exciting opportunity with a guaranteed exceptional package that awaits the successful candidate. If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for, send us your CV 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.