Senior Category Manager – Bibendum Off Trade

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  • Department / Function
  • Data & Insight
  • Location
  • NW1 8UR
  • Contract Type
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Summary
  • The Category, Data & Insight team delivers best in class insight to customers and colleagues across the UK and Ireland. Using applied industry experience in the fields of category management, insight and Analytics we bring fresh perspective and an innovative approach to the drinks market. 

    We are looking for a candidate with the vision to build a Category team set for the future, providing objective category management expertise to our customers in the areas of product, promotions, range, merchandising and shopper insights to enable the C&C Group to be viewed as trusted Category experts within our categories.

  • Job Advert Description
  • This role involves developing innovative ways to evaluate the market and produce strategy to lead business decisions and drive key customers’ sales. This is done by the delivery of best in class Category management plans and recommendations across Beer, Cider and Wine categories. The Senior Category Manager also leads the category agenda cross functionally within the business. This means influencing, informing and guiding the key stakeholders on future direction and opportunities within the category.

    Qualifications and Technical competencies ‚Äč

    • Education
    • Degree level qualification in relevant subject preferred
    • Experience
    • Minimum 5 years’ Marketing experience in a FMCG or alcoholic beverage environment, specifically in the area of Category Development, Insights & Analysis, Strategic Planning or Market Research
    • Category Planning
    • Pro- active (engaging & impact-oriented) mindset, ability to think end-to-end
    • Demonstrable experience of leading and managing teams of up to 4 people, managing a portfolio of Projects and Categories and leading senior level engagement with Suppliers and Customers

    Skills and Competencies

    • Knowledge and gravitas to set the agenda, report to and influence senior stakeholders and prepare and present executive documentation and briefings
    • Proven experience of proactively working on own initiative, under pressure to tight timescales, managing and prioritising own and others workload with a track record of achievement
    • Experience of continuous and panel data sources such as AC Nielsen, CGA, Kantar, Dunnhumby etc.
    • Good communication and presentation skills
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Highly numerate
    • Curiosity for numbers
    • Results focused
    • Commercial awareness

    What we offer

    This is a place for people who enjoy the buzz of constant change. We offer a range of excellent benefits as well as great on-site facilities. You can expect:

    • 26 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) - with the option to buy a further week
    • Bonuses – personal and company performance
    • Pension scheme
    • Health insurance
    • Life assurance, plus access to staff sales, and a whole lot more!

    Bibendum is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

     

  • Full job description
  • 1019_Senior_Category_Manager_Role.doc

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