Category Manager - Food

Posted 10 January 2022
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOffice & Management

Job description

For one of our clients active in the fast-moving consumer goods, we are looking for a Category Manager - Foods (m/f).
The Category & Channel Development team is responsible for developing growth for the category, in this case the Food categories; Soups - Meat - Meat Replacement - Sauces - Veggie wraps. Through fully integrated shopper, customer and channel insights, category growth platforms are built to be deployed across the different customers and channels.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Co-driving the business from a shopper angle;
  • Building category, shopper & channel expertise around 6P on category level;
  • Building strong assortment, shelving and promotional recommendations based on data & shopper insights;
  • Localizing & deploying category channel & category growth strategy;
  • Delivering trade category toolkit with 6P recommendations per channel and customer;
  • Supporting KAM in building customer business plan;
  • Leading the perfect store program by defining what perfect looks like by category, channel & customer, developing appropriate action plans and monitoring performance;
  • Being the external knowledge catalyzer and giving strategic category and cross category advice to retailers.

Skills and Experiences:

  • Bachelor/Master level of education
  • Trilingual: Dutch/French/English
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong customer mindset
  • Strong presentation & influencing/consulting skills
  • Able to perform in complex and stressful situations and against tight deadlines
  • Result oriented and passionate for growth
  • Advanced Excel and Powerpoint skills

Regarding this role, Kelly Services acts as the official temporary employment agency. When you decide to apply to this role your personal information will be processed in accordance with Kelly's Privacy Statement.

In keeping with the Law regarding discrimination and equal opportunity in Belgium, Kelly Services welcomes applications from any and all eligible candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.


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