Category Controller

17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Category Controller - Lichfield - £44-£47k per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Florette UK & Ireland Ltd for a Category Controller to join the team in Lichfield.

About Florette

Since 1999 Florette have been working hard to gain success throughout the UK, we have also grown into nine European countries: France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, UK and Ireland.

Main Responsibilities of the Category Controller

- To generate timely and relevant market information and category insight and contribute to the development of Florette sales and Florette UK & Ireland's share in the UK market.
- Aim to influence sales at the point of fixture.
- In-depth analysis and understanding of market to help determine pricing, promotions, range, products by Customer.
- Develop and communicate category insights.
- Complete regular audits of the market - high retailer focus to drive industry best practice.
- Promotional management - determine brand and category impact for both Florette and retailer.
- Involvement in budget process.
- Provide direction, motivation and support through management and leadership to all direct reports.

Skills & Experience we are looking for in our Category Controller

You will ideally have:

- Proven category management experience and a clear understanding of the major grocery multiple accounts in UK.
- Ideally experience gained in a Sales / Commercial role.
- Good working knowledge of the data interrogation software from both Nielsen and Kantar.
- Familiarity with Dunnhumby and other retailer specific consumer data sources.
- Experience of using qualitative research to develop shopper insights.
- Project management experience

Next Steps

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to join the Florette UK and Ireland team as a Category Controller and you have the skills required then please apply today by submitting your CV and covering letter to **************************.