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Category Manager

Job Title: Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94610
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 06, 2014 18:10

Job Description

There is exciting opportunity for an experienced Category Manager or Account Manager to join a world-leading FMCG company based in the UK. This role will offer the chance to develop and implement a robust category plan, based on customer, consumer and shopping insights. If this sounds like an ideal role for you and you believe you have the skills to take on the role please apply now! As the Category Manager, you will be expected to: - Develop, implement and manage category and operating plans as well as produce quarterly forecasts - Manage the budget allocation across customers and categories - Define vision, strategies and tactics for your assigned category - Manage the commercial performance of new product development launches - Evaluate and quantify channel issues and priorities within category To qualify for this position, the following qualifications are required: - Strong FMCG background - Strong Analytical skills - Degree level education - Proven track record in category management - Good communication skills - Ability to work under pressure - Self-motivated, accountable and committed This is a highly challenging position which in return assures a rewarding salary package. If you have the drive and determination to succeed within a highly rewarding environment, please apply now. 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.