Category Manager

Job Role: Category Manager
Salary: £(phone number removed)pa
Location: Northamptonshire

A leading international food manufacturer are now looking to strengthen heir commercial team with the appointment of a new category manager. The company culture prides itself in not only possessing a passion for their food products but also for putting their employees first and allowing them to grow and thrive in what they do.

The successful candidate will be accountable for utilising customer and consumer insights alongside improving category performance via implementing strategic recommendations and action plans.

Key roles and responsibilities:
*Utilising multiple sources of data to create plans and strategies to improve category performance
*Maintaining and improving ongoing customer relationships to become a point of contact
*Create a long-term vision for sustainable growth within category development
*Presenting these long term visions to customer organisations to influence and adopt strategy plans
*Expanding networks across various disciplines to increase productivity and efficiency in action implementation and decision making

What the ideal candidate will have:
*In-depth experience and knowledge in the food sector (A must!)
*Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
*Numerically and linguistically competent
*Ability to liaise and present to senior stakeholders
*Vast knowledge in category data interrogation software eg. Nielson, IRI and Kantar

In return our client is offering an attractive salary and opportunities to grow and develop.
If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch.

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