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UK Category Manager
North West | Bakery | Branded
28 Aug 2019
North West
Contract Type
Competitive to attract the best

The Company

An international leader in the baking industry, producing one of the industry’s broadest ranges of products for customers in more than 100 countries are currently recruiting for a Category Manager at their North West office. This is a fantastic opportunity for a resourceful and commercially minded individual within the FMCG arena to play an important role as part of a forward thinking business.

They are a progressive and ambitious food manufacturer, operating on licence for the development of some of the best known grocery brands in the UK along with their own brands.

The Role

This is a hands-on customer facing role and a key part of the company’s Category function. Reporting to the Head of Category, you will be responsible for developing and delivering category visions within a key retail customer, ensuring alignment with sales and brand strategy while delivering commercial value. You will be expected to develop effective business relationships with customers, carry out range, space, and promotional performance analyses and recommendations, providing expertise and category leadership across all bakery categories.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be degree educated with significant experience in a fast-paced Category / Product Management environment, ideally within the food industry. You will have strong analytical skills and experience of using industry standard data sources along with excellent presentation skills and a demonstrable track record working with leading retailers.

You will have a strong commercial awareness, and be able to demonstrate a proven track record of improving sales and profitability. You will be a flexible and adaptable with excellent communication and organisational skills.

Paul Nyman Consultancy specialise in FMCG Sales jobs, Marketing jobs, NPD jobs, Technical jobs & Category jobs across the UK.

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