Category Planner - FMCG Drinks

£60000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Package
04 Feb 2013
04 Mar 2013
Henry Jarlett
Full Time
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