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Senior Category Manager / Category Head

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Marketing
  • Contact: Kate Siegel
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: Client 7
  • Expiry Date: 29 December 2021
  • Job Ref: KS/30341_1638192331

My well known retail client on the South Coast is looking for a Category Manager to work within their fast growing category team. You will either already be a category manager within FMCG or Retail and will be able to travel to the South Coast at least once or twice a week.

The role is very varied and includes the following responsibilities:

  • Set the strategic direction of the Category, leading the creation and delivery of the Category Plan
  • Evaluates and lead decisions on range, price and promotions, based on consumer understanding and financial viability
  • Lead the integration of financial activities, including planning, forecasting and business analysis
  • Manage the 12 month Trading plan
  • Using data and insight to highlight and act upon emerging themes to accelerate performance

You will have:

  • Commercial experience either as a Buyer, Category Manager or similar
  • Experience of market trend and customer insight interpretation and analysis to deliver a market leading strategy
  • Proven experience as a senior commercial operator or other relevant role