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Category Manager with hands on approach – Are you ready to deliver Category leadership?
Hybrid role with 2-3 days a week in the office in Yorkshire.
13 Apr 2022
Home Based & Yorkshire
Contract Type
£45k - £50k & Corporate benefits (Dependent on experience)

Hybrid role with 2-3 days a week in the office in Yorkshire. 

Category Manager with hands on approach required for leading FMCG Business. 

Operating as an autonomous division of a significant UK business with a fantastic range of products. Our client has created an enviable reputation for delivering tasty products which are already filling the shelves of the top 4 Grocery retailers. 

This continuous success has been reflected in several retailers elevating the business to Category Partner & so to maintain these high standards the business requires an experienced FMCG Category Manager to join their team. 

As part of a wider team you will have a hands on approach to manage the ongoing strong relationship across the commercial, Marketing & NPD departments. Providing insights on opportunities within the market by delivering reports on shopper behaviour, market trends, consumer insights & pricing architectures along with commercial changes taking place across this fast paced & dynamic market.  Reporting Category & insight data to multiple internal stakeholders whilst working with Top retailers to develop new strategies for future growth. 

You will be utilizing your existing experience working with a variety of data sources such as Kantar, Neilson, Aimia and retail link.  This will enable you to identify not just market trends but future opportunities that can be capitalised through your interaction with retail customers on a face to face basis.  The ability to influence, build &d maintain strong relationships skills are vital for this role for managing short-term deliverables & developing long-term joint strategies. 

Experience in a commercial category function ideally from within the food sector. Highly analytical, with a keen attention to detail, excellent communication skills & highly organised enabling you to manage deadlines. This will provide an opportunity to develop your long term career within the organisation. 

If you are Interested please forward an updated CV and salary details to 

Paul Nyman Consultancy are managing the project exclusively & will be conducting initial on line interviews for the client over the next month

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