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Category Planner - FMCG Drinks

London£60000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Package

A very exciting opportunity has become available at a leading drinks business to join as a Category Development Planner.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone working in an agency to move client-side (dunnhumby, Nielsen, IRI, Kantar) or someone working in a Category Manager role currently looking to work for a market leading drinks business.

Key Responsibilities

*To lead the formation, development & capabilities of category planning & development based on shopper insight, category & retail data
*Support the Marketing Director and Commercial Director in development of one commercial plan
*To inspire and foster a culture of agility, creativity & excellence in execution
*Leverage existing data sources & inputs from Shopper & Business Insights Manager to develop category analytics & purchaser insights
*Deliver simple, consistent point-of-purchase category drivers (e.g. range availability, assortment, navigation, planogram etc…)


* Demonstrable success in category management across FMCG or Spirits business
* Experience in premium spirits &/or luxury categories &/or Travel Retail would be an advantage
* Ability to convert loads of data into simple, visual graphs/dashboards
* Familiarity with EPOS or similar (e.g. Nielsen etc…)

To apply please send through your CV to at Jarlett de Grouchy Marketing Recruitment
04 February 2013
04 March 2013
Henry Jarlett
Full Time