Senior Category Manager - Boksburg

  • Recruiter:Dawning Truth
  • Location:Boksburg, Gauteng
  • Salary:R 900K -1.3 Mil per annum
  • Sector:FMCG Jobs
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Date added:26 November 2018
  • AA/EE opportunity?:Yes
  • Benefits:Not included
  • Similar Jobs:FMCG Jobs in Boksburg
*** Senior Category Manager - FMCG ***

Top FMCG Manufacturing firm seeks Senior Category Manager - FMCG. To Manage Category Management Team.

Non-Negotiables (We will check):

* BEE: African Male/Female or Coloured Male/Female Only under 40

* Ability to Manage a Team of Category Managers in a large FMCG Company
* Leadership and Staff Motivation
* Deep Technical Knowledge on Category Management and In-Store Wins
* Proven Expertise in Gaining Retailer Support for Category Strategy
* Results Orientated
* Natural Leader and Influencer
* 3 years Category Team Management
* 5 years Leadership and Management
* 10 years Technical Category Management
* 5 years Working with Retailers like Engen, PnP & Checkers

What the person must be able to do:

This role is in the FMCG Manufacturing sector. All duties would take place in this context.

* Manage Category Team
* Oversight on Market Research
* Provide Strategic Insights into In-Store Win Plans
* Influence Retailers to Implement Category Strategy
* Monitor and Optimise Results

Key Job Deliverables:

* Category Growth
* Category Protection Against Competitors
* Increased Sales Volumes

Background work experience:

* 3 years Category Team Management
* 5 years Leadership and Management
* 10 years Technical Category Management
* 5 years Working with Retailers like Engen, PnP & Checkers
* BCom Marketing (pref: MBA)
* Ability to Manage a Team of Category Managers in a large FMCG Company
* Managing a category team who with significant In-Store wins in the Retail Space
* Technical Category Management like AC Nielsen Data Analysis, In-Store Research, Compilation of Category Strategies, monitoring and optimising results
* Working with major retailers to ensure they implement your category strategy
* Motivating and leading a team to ensure happiness and peak performance
* Advantageous: Specific Experience working for a large multinational FMCG company

Personality Summary:

* High Analytical - Strong with analysis, metrics, data and fact based decision making.
* High Driver - Ambitious, Results Orientated Go-getter. Self-Starter. Makes things happen.
* Moderate Expressive - People person, charming, persuasive.

Benefits of this Role:

* Independent work culture
* Leading multi-national firm
* Strong growth prospects

Reports to: Category Exec
Location: Boksburg, Johannesburg

Salary: Market Related. In the Range of R900K to R1.3 Mil per annum. Highly exceptional more senior candidates may be considered.

Type: Permanent
Start: ASAP
Reference: j592

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Do You Have At Least 10 Years Category Team Management Experience?

 

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