Claude the Cat

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Vacancy Details

Irish based business seeks experienced FMCG Category specialist to join their existing team.
This is a homebased UK role with an overnight stay in Ireland every couple of weeks.
19 Oct 2021
Home Based
Contract Type
£35k - £50k & Benefits (Dependent on experience)

Are you ready to join a really existing business were sustainability and the environment are totally integral to its NPD, product range and manufacturing capability. 

This is a homebased UK role with an overnight stay in Ireland every couple of weeks. 

Salary £35k - £50k & Benefits. (Dependent on experience)

Reporting to the Head of Category. 

The client produces a range of high quality products to major retailers and café chains across Ireland, the UK and Europe. 

This is a classic FMCG Category specialist role working with UK Top retailers and working very closely with NPD and Commercial. 

You will pull on your existing Category work experience, using your knowledge 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 and maintain strong relationships skills are vital for this role. 

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

With experience in a commercial category function ideally from within the FMCG food sector. Highly analytical, with a keen attention to detail, excellent communication skills and 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 who are managing the project exclusively and will be conducting initial on line interviews for the client over the next month.

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