For one of our NRW-based clients, a global market leader in providing customer-centric retailing solutions to retail and manufacturing companies, we are currently looking for a Lead Category Manager / Head of Category Management.
- Highlight category management opportunities in order to develop existing client accounts
- Leverage internal tools and consult external clients and stakeholders
- Act as a global thought leader on all category management topics
- Be responsible for first-class delivery of the suite of new and existing company products
- Support company growth by assisting with and delivering on new business opportunities
The ideal background:
- Completed degree in a relevant field
- 10+ years’ experience in Category Management within a retail/ CPG environment
- Excellent understanding of the German and/or European grocery retail landscape
- Solid expertise of Category Management processes (e.g. Assortment, Shelf & Promotion Optimization)
- Proven experience in alignment, execution and measurement of Category Management projects
- Good understanding of IT solutions supporting Category Management process
- Experience with loyalty data is strongly preferred
- Experience in successfully influencing senior executives
- Fluency in English and German, further languages would be a bonus.
For consideration, please send us your comprehensive application documents (in English) as well as your salary expectations and we will be in touch for an initial conversation.
Ref: BH5874 | Published: 15th Feb 2017