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Category specialist opportunity - Great Location on the South Coast.
Perfect opportunity to get you out of the City!
03 May 2022
Home Based
Contract Type
Up to £35k (Dependent on experience)

Leading supplier of fresh plant based produce seeks full time permanent Classic Category specialist. 

With the economic climate & the expected increase in scratch cooking this on trend sector is on the increase. 

The client has a proud tradition of growing, procuring, packing & selling the finest of own label & branded fresh produce.  

Sustainability is key to the continued success of the business, they are determined to leave things better than they found them!   

With a globally sourcing network to ensure that, no matter what the season they can supply the freshest, tastiest, healthiest, most exciting products to the market. 

This classic Category role requires a sharp individual with a keen eye for detail to forge & maintain excellent customer relationships through proactive communication. Efficient & effective management of all relevant projects & promotions.  

  • Be the primary point of contact for a major retailer Buying department.
  • Track performance, build & drive the category agendas to develop long term sustainable business.   
  • Drive profit improvement initiatives both internally & externally.
  • Take a collaborative & consumer focused approach.
  • Assist Senior Commercial Manager with P&L budget preparation & delivery.
  • Identify opportunities for promotions & other activities playing a pivotal role in their delivery.
  • Identify NPD, working with the technical team play a key role in implementation.
  • Be aware of current social, environmental & ethical trends in order to support & work with the retailers. 

Great Location on the South coast, perfect opportunity to get you out of the City! 

Hybrid role with 3 days a week at the office on the South Coast. 

Salary – Up to £35k (Dependent on experience) 

Should this opportunity be of interest please forward a copy of your up to date CV, details of your salary & confirmation of your termination notice to 

Interviews will be held on line in the first instance over the next month. 

Paul Nyman Consultancy have specialised in FMCG appointments across Sales, Marketing, Category & NPD for 20 years and are exclusively managing this project.

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