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Category Insight Manager
My Client is a well established private company, manufacturing and supplying premium food products in the Chilled Delicatessen, Confectionary & Specialty Foods categories. The company has a proven track record of innovation and sales growth through having a real passion for food and it continues to experience a strong performance with retailers in both own label and brand product development.
My client requires a Category Insight Manager. This is a uniquely varied category role and you will be working on 8 or more categories and at least 4 key accounts in a company that is ambitious and has a record of rapid growth and new category entry.
Key responsibilities include; · Producing monthly category & brand reports · Work closely with the sales teams to analyse new and existing products · Investigate key trends and competitor activity · Bring the data element to category presentations for our key customers · Build relationships with key customer contacts · Develop excellent relationships with external agencies
We are ideally looking for a true aficionado of food, specifically in the area of chilled products, who will demonstrate a passion for product and ideally an understanding of the food industry. You will have at least 2 years experience in a similar role within the Food / wider FMCG sector. The successful applicant will be a commercially astute, persuasive and an influential team player who will utilise their business acumen to deliver growth within new and existing grocery accounts. This is an office based role located in the Surrey area.