Category Executive

  • Department / Function
  • Data & Insight
  • Location
  • London
  • Contract Type
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Summary
  • The Bibendum Off Trade is one of the largest UK Route to Market wine businesses, distributing wine into the off trade retail environment. We work with over 50 core suppliers to bring market relevant products to customers and shoppers.

  • Job Advert Description
  • The Category Insights team delivers best in class business and customer insights to colleagues and retail partners.  The candidate for this role will produce industry-leading work to translate our strategic market insight into commercial success within the Off-trade. Reporting into the Senior Category Development Manager, the Category Executive is responsible for analysing both qualitative and quantitative data to deliver category lead advice and strategy within a set remit of customers.

    This is a highly visible role requiring engagement with key internal and external stakeholders. Strong communication, influencing and presentation skills are a must.

    Core accountabilities

    • Become a recognised leader of category & insight provision and an informed, approachable and valued colleague to others
    • Work with sales, marketing, buying and other teams to build creative, powerful & strategic arguments that have clear commercial value in support of category reviews, market updates, NPD projects etc.
    • Support the Senior Category Development Manager in building strong working relationships with key retail partners, leading into strategic, forward thinking projects that will shape the future of our industry
    • Proactive analysis of data sources to identify key market and consumer trends, understand how these are shaping the commercial environment and make recommendations on how Bibendum Off-trade should respond
    • Produce specified internal reporting robustly and to deadline, synthesising multiple data sources to create actionable insight
    • Present & communicate insight & commercial argument to stakeholders in a compelling, accurate and impactful manner
    • Build and maintain networks both internally and externally to keep abreast of developments within insight and translate these into relevant applications within Bibendum Off-trade
  • Full job description
  • Category_Executive_Job_Spec_March_2021.docx