Category Manager

Michael Page - Marketing
£40k - £50k pa
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Michael Page Marketing are recruiting for a Category Manager to join a fast paced Market Leading FMCG business. Due to ambitious growth plans the role has been created to be lead category manager across their international markets.

Client Details

Our client is a Market Leading FMCG Brand based in the Thames Valley. They have already achieved rapid growth to date and with ambitious growth plans for the future they are now looking for a Category Manager to take lead and help in the delivery of this growth plan.


The Category Manager will be responsible for:

- Developing national promotional plans for all UK retailers
- Be lead Category Manager for the International team ensuring all data & systems are managed in collaboration with distributors
- Build a National promotional strategy and create evaluation process to monitor this ongoing
- Work with international dealers and distributors to build engaging category stories to overcome challenges
- Create quarterly reports for international customers to update international distributors
- Bring range recommendations to life
- Mutually support Category Controller & International Sales Controller on reports


The successful candidate will ideally display:

- Excellent commercial acumen
- A passion for data, the brand and her values
- Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial fast paced environment
- Great communication skills
- Excellent numeracy skills
- A proven track record in Category Management within an FMCG environment
- A good understanding of retail environments

Experience of the following would be advantageous:

- Nielsen Answers
- Exceedra
- SPaceplanning
- Office

Job Offer

This position will be based in Oxfordshire and will be paying up to £50,000 + Benefits