Category Manager - Food Sector

30 May 2021
24 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Category Manager - Food Sector

Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and excellent benefits

Location: Grimsby

This is an exciting new opportunity in Grimsby for a Category Manager who has experience from within the Food and Drinks sector. You ideally will have gained your experience from the supplier, manufacturing or retail sectors around the Food and Drinks industry.
You will have proven experience in how to measure and analyse changes across consumer behaviour, market trends and the industry. Work closely with the marketing and sales divisions to help the company take advantage of all business opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

*Develop and implement effective Category strategies that are tailored to market needs
*Support the sales team with the building of their territory plans and identifying new opportunities
*Provide relevant market insights to the Sales Director

Key Skills Required:

*Experienced in an FMCG Category management environment with evidence of translating data into insight
*Proven experience of delivering additional sales or opening new customers by using a targeted category approach
*Strong competency in Excel
*Capable of building compelling presentations for use both internally and with our customers

The Benefits:

Competitive salary plus generous bonus
Car allowance
Generous pension contribution and life cover
Personal healthcare plan


*Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment
*Established in 1998
*Employ approx 30 staff
*2 offices in Doncaster & Hull
*Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service
*Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organisations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients
*From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments
*It is the policy of Edwards & Pearce to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law

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