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Category Development Manager – Global Blue Chip

Logical Resources
Post Date: 07/26/2017
End Date:  10/26/2017
Recruiter: Logical Resources
Location: Berkshire South East England
Salary: £45,000 - £54,999
Job category: Sales/Commercial
Employment type: Full time
Employer or agency: Recruitment Agency
Job role: Category Development Manager – Global Blue Chip
Job reference: LRCDMGBCB

Category Development Manager – Global Blue Chip

Location: Berkshire

Salary: £40-£50k plus highly competitive benefits package and company car scheme (salary based on experience)

 Who is this Awesome business?

As one of the world's most recognised consumer goods companies, our client has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, leading brands of any company in the world. Our client offers fantastic benefits such as flexible working, cutting edge research capability and advanced systems and support, allowing their staff to spend their time where it matters.

 So, what's the role about then? 

You will be responsible for implementing category growth strategies which ultimately drive sales and profit for our client, executing best in category management to ensure delivery against retail initiatives. It will be your job to understand relevant growth drivers within a retailer, as well as build strong partnerships with key stakeholders, internally and externally. You will manage direct reports and wider cross functional teams, enabling knowledge and expertise transfer that drives the category. It's up to you to recommend in store actions aimed at strengthening the category and remain commercially aware of decisions at all times.

Job Requirement

We’re looking for someone with a proven track record of developing and managing relationships at senior level. You will be degree educated and have a huge passion for achievement, as well as the integrity and desire to make things happen. Previous FMCG category/account management experience is essential, as is experience using Nielsen, Space Planning, IRI, Kantar or something similar.

Job Benefits

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