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Category Manager - Branded Food Supplier

  • Location

    Yorkshire and the Humber, England

  • Discipline:

    Marketing

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + 20% Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Mark Gouland

  • Contact email:

    mark.gouland@macgregorblack.com

  • Salary:

    55000

  • Salary band:

    50000

  • Reference:

    MB 775_1583086957

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-31

  • Consultant:

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Category Manager - Tesco - Global Food Manufacturer


Are you a Category Manager looking for a step change onto a top grocery customer?


Do you have the analytical skills to cut through the data to build a compelling category argument?


Are you exceptional at influencing customers and internal stakeholders?


MacGregor Black is currently working on an opportunity with a globally recognised and well-respected Food manufacturer, based West Yorkshire ( with Home Working), to find a Category Manager - Tesco.


This Category Manager will drive the category agenda for the top customer in the UK organisation. You must be analytical, commercially astute and highly ambitious to succeed in this high-profile role.


We are looking for candidates with a minimum of four years category marketing experience within a recognised food and drink supplier. Full P&L experience with a major grocery retailer is essential for this level of role.


What is expected of you:


* Lead the category function within a major customer base
* Manage and develop two category executives
* Build sustainable relationships with external & internal stakeholders
* Support the sales team to strategically grow relationships with the no.1 customer


What are we looking for?


We are looking for an energetic self-starter who thrives on being regularly pushed out of their comfort zone. You will have strong commercial acumen and be a dynamic professional who is both customer & people focussed.


On offer to the successful candidate is the opportunity to work with a portfolio of category leading Food brands. Base salary Circa £55,000 + Company Car, also includes Private Medical Care, Pension, Company Bonus.


You must be; an exceptional People Manager, Highly Analytical, an Influencer, a Project Manager, Results Driven, Self-Motivated, Energetic and Personable.


Please apply if this sounds like the right role for you.