Category Manager - FMCG

We have a great opportunity for a Category Manager to join a leading FMCG Company and work within a very collaborative environment.This is a fantastic role for an ambitious Senior Category Manager to make their mark and make an impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, present and drive implementation of category strategies that drive category growth in line with brand strategies (in conjunction with sales team).
  • Monitor, review & report on the performance of categories, brands and activities for internal and external review.
  • Work with internal teams to develop distribution targets.
  • Manage in store theatre/fixturisation, aligning targets with retailer objectives and parameters.
  • Manage/work on relevant business projects as required.
  • Keep Sales Team briefed on training and best practice in relation to category management.
  • Work with Sales team to monitor and audit core range distribution.

Experience:

  • 3rd Level degree in Business or Marketing.
  • 3 years + Commercial experience in FMCG.
  • Category Management Experience within top 3 Retail Grocery Multiples.
  • Knowledge within Spaceman and data agency portals.
  • Good business and commercial understanding.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
  • Ability to drive and implement change within commercial team and customers.

Salary:  Competitive and Bonus

To apply send your CV jobs@peoplegroup.ie, through our website www.peoplegroup.ie

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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The People Group is a Recruitment consultancy, specialising in Sales, Marketing & Management, established in 1989 and is based in Dublin 2. Our experienced team works in both the contingency and search areas, and covers all industry sectors including: Digital,  FMCG, B2B, B2C, ICT, IT, Financial Services, and Telco with a focus on Mid to Senior Level roles.