Customer Category Manager - open to flexibility

04 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Diageo Plc
Contract Type

Customer Category Manager, open to flexibility

Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks company, a business built on the principles and foundations laid by the giants of our industry.

We are a young company born of an incredible entrepreneurial legacy. The success of Guinness®, Smirnoff®, Johnnie Walker®, Tanqueray® and many more brands led to the formation of our company in 1997. And we only thrive today because of the talent of our people to grow our brands, old and new, and keep them strong. Our purpose, celebrating life, every day, everywhere means that our brands are part of celebrations big and small. We believe that living our purpose in full is to make the most of life - to be the best you can be at work, at home, with friends, in the community, and for the community.

The purpose of the job is to lead the category relationship with our customers or groups of customers, working with the Senior Customer Category Managers to develop consumer focused insight and building a long-term category development plan. The Customer Category Manager can be the first point of influence on the selling process, preparing the ground for a powerful sale.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Influencing skills -you need to be a commercial operator who knows how to get things done in customers, has an in depth understanding of their business strategies, operating practices, culture and customers
  • Multifunctional commercial experience including: sales/commercial planning/category development/insight
  • Strategic & Analytical thinking - You can set out a vision, inspire others to get behind it and foster commitment through head and heart (data, evidence and insight)

A diverse workforce is essential to our success as a multi-national, multi-cultural business. Our aim is to foster a culture that provides opportunities for all, through the variety of different personalities, experiences and perspectives, creating a stimulating and rewarding working environment.

By creating a truly inclusive workplace that recognises difference and diversity of thought, feelings and actions, we can allow our people to unleash the power of being themselves, always, to enable them to Celebrate Life, Every Day, Everywhere.

We believe people need the freedom to soar. That's why we give our employees greater control over how, when and where they work. We're always open to a conversation about how we can make our roles work around you.


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