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Category Manager

Job Title: Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94950
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: LUH.21094.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 21, 2014 11:38

Job Description

A Global Market Research consultancy Specialising in FMCG & Retail are currently looking for a Category lead for their business critical account. A Category expert, your key responsibilities are as follows: * Deliver twice yearly category reviews to the Client to aid in the alignment of the category strategy. * Manage the day to day business relationship with key external stakeholders. * Take ownership of new projects commissioned to benefit the needs for the Client on an ad hoc basis. To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate will be: * A category expert with significant experience in FMCG/Retail or another Agency. * Skilled in building business critical relationships, and maintaining them. * A specialist in manipulating EPOS data sources (IRI/Kantar/Nielsen) and turning them into actionable category insights. * A team player, with a natural flair for solving problems. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Category professional from either side of the fence, to join a truly progressive agency. In return for your hard work you will be given a highly competitive salry, with a whole host of rewards. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now with your most up to date CV. 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.