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Category Manager

Evesham, Worcestershire
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Category Manager c£40,000 plus excellent benefits Evesham An excellent opportunity to join an FMCG business to focus on growing sales and margin above market rates through agreeing and implementing category strategy. The role: Prepare, agree and deliver a customer focused category strategy, for each category under remit Understand customer behaviour in each relevant channel and create customer centric plan Understand the relevant market structures and commercial dynamics within the category including market sizes and competitor/manufacturer market shares Establish the critical success factors within the category, and develop plans to ensure these are addressed Fully understand market pricing in both the over the counter and contract sectors; and position the company in line with the overall pricing strategy of the business Ensure the business has a compelling promotional strategy for the category Ensure that best practice procurement techniques are employed to ensure that group business are receiving best possible cost prices and supplier terms, identifying and realising cost reduction opportunities The ideal candidate will have experience within a senior commercial role ideally with an FMCG background. Excellent negotiation skills and experience are required for this role with detailed understanding in re-bate policies. On offer to you c£40,000 per year Excellent training programme Excellent pension and excellent benefits On-Site Parking About us TLP Recruitment has been placing Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering and Manufacturing professionals for over 20 years. For more information on TLP, or to view our current portfolio of vacancies, please visit our website. Please note that it is our policy to add the details of all applicants to our database. TLP Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Please note that by applying for this position you consent to TLP processing and storing your personal data for the purposes of providing you with work finding services. We process your personal data in accordance with data protection laws, which require us to give you a Privacy Statement to explain how we manage your personal data. Our full Privacy Statement is available to view on the TLP website, or it can be provided upon request
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  • Job Reference: 718862388-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: TLP
  • Location: Evesham, Worcestershire
  • Salary: £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent