Category Manager

Category Manager.
 

  • Can you lead category reviews, identify issues & develop recommendations to drive growth in line with strategies & objectives.
  • Do you have a robust view on sector, category & consumer trends and can identify future opportunities and gaps?
  • Are you highly analytical & able to distil large quantities of data, information & ideas into key insights & actionable recommendations?

Macgregor Black are partnering with an innovative growing food manufacturer on the search for a Category Manager. This is a permanent, hybrid role based in Yorkshire.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage relationships with key buying and category contacts.
  • Assist in developing a category, innovation, and brand cycle aligned with customer planning processes to drive long-term category growth.
  • Merge shopper insights, market data, and retailer information for a comprehensive understanding and effective presentation of market and consumer dynamics.
  • Analyse category outcomes and recommend corrective actions as needed.
  • Ensure delivery of agreed reporting schedules to the retailer, including range review recommendations, range reviews, and NPD performance tracking, aligning with retailer planning horizons.

What are we looking for:

  • Good communicator, trustworthy, friendly & professional with Commercial awareness
  • Experienced of working in a commercial / category environment within Branded and Own label.
  • Preferred experience with various data delivery platforms (Kantar, IRI, Nielsen) and to be self-sufficient for most day-to-day data mining & sourcing requirements.
  • Organisational skills; prioritisation & time management
  • Strong sense of team working, believes in winning as a team and creating a culture of best practice.
  • Flexible in the approach to workload.

Benefits:

  • Salary circa £45k + bonus and benefits.
  • 25 days holidays + bank holidays

Applicants must be able to provide eligibility to work in the UK without the need for sponsorship.
For more information, please contact Nic Graham today.

 

Country:
United Kingdom
City:
York
Nicholas Graham

Nicholas Graham

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Phone +44 191 250 8669

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