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Category Planner

  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum per year

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Marketing
  • Contact: Kate Siegel
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  • Client: Client A1 Better Placed
  • Expiry Date: 09 June 2023
  • Job Ref: KS/ Category Planner_1683727017

Our super well known retail client is looking for a category planner - salary is in the £50k mark with great benefits including a big bonus.

You'll support the delivery of strategic business plans and trading plans for board-level sign-off. You'll regularly support the teams in providing a high level of customer and market data and analytical insight, as well as getting involved in the performance recovery of categories.

  • Support in defining the strategy for a defined category and its subcategories
  • Analyse key data and research in relation to customer and market performance in relation to reviewing and planning
  • Execute analysis to inform, develop and value all elements of a robust category plan, including range and price, promotional mechanics, all channel strategy, and translate this into recommendations to present to key stakeholders.


  • Have a strategic mind-set coupled with top-notch quantitative and analytical skills that allow you to extract logic, insights and meaningful conclusions from complex business problems
  • Be comfortable in challenging with a different perspective that looks at the changing retail and digital landscape
  • Ability to influence across functions and levels

You must be able to travel to SW England and be able to travel there 3 x days per week!