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Date:  Jan 9, 2023
Job Req ID:  11933
Category:  Sales
Country/Region:  GB
State: 
City:  Manchester
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Category Management Lead

Description: 

Category Management Team – Senior Category Manager

 

THE SECRET TO OUR SUCCESS - It's no secret… Our talented people put us at the top and their drive and desire keeps us there. Growing and investing in our employees is critical to our ongoing success. As we grow together, we win together. We are looking for highly motivated and talented people who would like to grow with us and make the difference in our business.

Lead our team in this exciting opportunity and you will be managing and developing the long term category strategy and executing short term category objectives across the landscape for a category leading business unit. 

 

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

 

  • Lead the Category Management process, working cross functionally across customer and category teams to increase category sales and achieve Kellogg customer business targets (Distribution / Value Sales / Display).  Lead Category for a key strategic priority customer.
  • Lead in the development of retailer/channel category strategy & specific sell in stories, working in collaboration with Kelloggs Commercial, RGM & Brand activation teams where relevant.
  • Working with relevant insight agencies to create, deploy and execute insight led category strategies to grow Category and Kellogg's (Dunnhumby/Nectar360/RL/IRI/Kantar).
  • Line management of category manager roles & a lead position in the team to create a results driven, passionate culture embracing our ethos of being Bold, Connected and being Curious and sharing best practice across the team to encourage constant learning.
  • Lead and execute differentiated customer strategies focused on mission and occasions, delivering channel relevant ranging, segmentation, flow, brand blocking and multi location product sitings.
  • Lead internal and external Customer/Channel category reporting to drive business insight & action with a specific focus on sales fundamentals – performance, distribution, display, price, mix. 
  • Provide customer feedback & insight into Kellogg's processes resulting in better understanding, strategy development and right ranging for the Market
  • Manage and lead the category range portfolio through Look of Success within customer channels to drive category and Kellogg's sales with specific targets on NPD and Hero sku distribution and tail management.
  • Identify and own the customer contact matrix and develop best in class category relationships across customers to unlock category growth opportunities.

 

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

 

  • FMCG Category Management experience, customer facing with experience of Top 6 multinationals
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with the ability to translate data into insight – knowledge of retailer systems an advantage
  • Excellent communication, presentation & influencing skills with a proven record of delivery

 

WHAT’S NEXT

 

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site.

 

If you experience any difficulty when applying please contact myhr@kellogg.com.

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.

 

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Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at UnleashingOurPotential.com.

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