Category Manager, Open to flexibility

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Location
Manchester, North West England
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
17 Sep 2017
Ref
SAL007791
Role
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent

Category Manager, Open to flexibility

Grow with us as a Category Manager within our UK Sales team. Learn with us whilst providing a full Category Management service for key accounts, developing actionable insight to sell and implementing customer specific Category Strategies to drive category and Kellogg's growth. All while continuing to build your successful career in a thriving company culture and world of opportunity.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

In your role as Category Manager, you will work with an energetic business team to and provide valuable contribution to:

  • Drive a best in class category management service within specific customers to increase sales and achieve customer business targets;
  • Execute insight lead customer initiatives to grow Category and Kellogg's;
  • Execute range updates and range reviews in line with Kellogg's and customer objectives;
  • Lead and execute the format fixture strategy within your customers focused on segmentation, flow, brand blocking and multi-location product sitings;
  • Customer level reporting and analysis to identify insight that drives business performance;
  • Manage portfolio within your customer to drive category and Kellogg's sales (NPD and tail management);
  • Identify customer contact matrix and develop best in class category relationships to unlock category opportunities (external reporting and regular customer visits).

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

At Kellogg Company, we place a huge emphasis on recruiting the best people to help grow our business and build on our success. As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Category Management, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:

Required:

  • FMCG experience to include experience of Category Management
  • Previous team management experience
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication, presentation & influencing skills

Preferred:

  • Sales experience within an FMCG environment

WHAT ELSE WILL I NEED TO KNOW?

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Primary Location: UK-North West England-Manchester

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Sep 17, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No