Category Manager

£35000 - £39000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
19 Mar 2012
16 Apr 2012
Sam Musgrave
Full Time
Contract Type
A Global Health & Beauty manufacturer based in London currently seeking an ambitious and versatile Category Manager.

They are internationally recognised for their brands and products within Hair care, skin care, cosmetics, fragrances and professional products.

You will have responsibility for one of the company's leading personal care category's, and play a major role in optimising category management in the Grocery or High Street retail environment.

Key accountabilities will include
- Extracting, filtering, analysing and presenting market data to UK commercial team and external retail stakeholders
- Providing input and direction into strategy development in terms of account plans alongside account managers
- Working closely with Commercial team, including trade marketing and the European Marketing Function to understand where the category is in the market place from a hard and soft data perspective, presenting implications of positioning
- Responsible for planogram and SKU line up in all UK stores

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a really good understanding or passion for the Health and Beauty sector, although candidates outside this sector will also be considered.
Previous Category Management or Insight experience is essential within an FMCG environment

This role would provide the ideal opportunity for a candidate at current Assistant Category Manager level or you may be already a Category Manager looking to gain exposure to larger retail accounts or Brands.

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