Category Manager

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: May 29, 2019
  • Job Order ID: 222484
  • Consultant: Victor Tamm
  • Industry: Marketing
CATEGORY MANAGER
Our client is a leading North American food company. With more than 30 production facilities this company is a leader in their vertical and growing with new product introductions, and excellence in the delivery of the solutions in the grocery category.

The category managers are intimately involved in the development and execution of long-term category strategies across our portfolio, evaluating the category as a whole, filling the innovation and renovation pipeline, and delivering both top line and bottom line growth ambitions with the conviction of a business builder and the finesse and creativity of a marketer

Some of what you will do in this role includes:
  • Portfolio management - SKU rationalization and innovation - white space opportunities
  • Category insights and competitive trend analysis
  • Work cross-functionally to reduce costs - packaging, format, size, etc
  • Influence and recommend on longer-term capital and capacity planning
Top apply you should have the following in your background:
  • 3-5 years Category/Marketing Management in CPG
  • Strong analytical, presentation and project management skills
  • Ability to influence without authority and deal with ambiguity
  • Collaborate and independent person
If this sounds like a role where you could excel, please apply today!