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Category Manager

Job Title: Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benifits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92761
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2013 17:32

Job Description

A fantstic opportunity has arisen as a result of internal promotion. This blue chip FMCG business is looking for an experienced Category Manager to join their Trade Category team, for one of their most prestigious brands. The company requires a Category Manager who will be responsible for implementing the UK Category strategy with UK customers and owning the customer-facing category building plan. You will be tasked with building winning relationships with customers over the longer term to grow the size of our customer's category. Working within one of Their key commercial teams you will have responsibility for the following: * Delivery of category vision/roadmap/review outside key customers including delivery of category performance reviews. * Representing customer needs internally, ensuring alignment of Customer & Category strategy. * Support in multi-level customer contact strategy to embed category expertise agenda. * Lead strategy into action reviews with customer teams. Key to ensuring success as an applicant is experience and knowledge of the following: * Customer Development & Category Management experience. * Experience in Category Strategy / Brand Building. * Data literacy. * Ability to create compelling selling stories for these brands. If you feel as though your experience to date is relevant to this role and you are available to work on a part time basis then we would welcome your application. 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.