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Kellogg Category Executive in MANCHESTER, United Kingdom

ABOUT US

Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker? Then Kellogg Europe is the place for you because at Kellogg’s wefocus on agility, growth and innovation.

As the number one most trusted food and drink brand in the UK and the 3rd most reputable food and drink brand in Europe we have much to be proud of. We have a huge portfolio of over 1,600 tasty foods which includes iconic brands such as Corn Flakes, Special K, Pringles, and Crunchy Nut.

We also believe that our competitive advantage comes from our people.We say it often, because it is true. Our K Values are part of our DNA -we are acompany with a heart and soul, and our people care just as much. Our talented teams are encouraged to bring their best selves to work each day.

We are also hugely committed to the communities that we work in and strive to give back as our founder did - you’ll see this in the school breakfast clubs programme and volunteering activities that we encourage all our employees to participate in.

A career with us is exciting. Our modern and collaborative workspace and inclusive culture at our offices in Manchester reflects that.

Apply and come join our team!

ABOUT THE ROLE

In your role as Category Executive, you will work within an energetic business team focused on driving strategic growth for Kellogg in 2019 and beyond. In this role you will be owning the category analysis insight & merchandising, as well as developing customer opportunities

HERE'SA TASTE OF WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Responsibility forkey strategic customers, supporting buyers and account managers by buildingcompelling category recommendations to grow category sales.

  • Supporting thewider team with market and retailer insight to aid implementation of newKellogg strategies.

  • Category and inmarket reporting to identify relevant insights that drive our businessperformance.

  • Lead the internalNPD, promotion, distribution and competitor tracking to aid business decisionsand build category recommendations.

  • As a key member ofour team, you will be an expert on your category area, working cross functionallywith the sales teams, marketing and commercial teams to champion ideas thatdrive Kellogg's and Category growth.

  • Embed CategoryManagement across the team to increase sales and achieve customer businesstargets.

  • Plan, influenceand flawlessly execute range updates and range reviews in line with Kellogg'sand customer objectives.

  • Lead and executeour merchandising strategy, focusing on translating consumer occasion ledinsight into relevant fixture segmentation, flow and multi-location productsiting.

  • Be the voice ofthe customer and channel internally to ensure Kellogg strategies are deliveringwhat is needed to win at point of purchase.

  • Manage our productportfolio within customers to grow our distribution to drive category andKellogg's sales.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required:

  • Previous FMCG retail experience within Field Sales and/or Head Office

  • Ability to influence people with an external and consumer focus

  • Good analytical and communication skills

  • Specific interest in category management and branded products

  • Experience of working within a team and ability to manage different priorities

    Preferred:

  • Category Management experience

  • Experience with using IRI, Kantar or Neilson and Merchandising software

  • Business related degree or equivalent

THE FINER PRINT

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 european.recruitment@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.

The Growth Competencies are a set of skills and behaviours necessary to drive success for Kellogg and for our employees. They are a common guide to selecting the right talent, developing our people & unlocking high performance across the Company. To gather more detail about the behaviours you will need to demonstrate across our leadership competencies, based on the role and responsibilities of this posting, please click here to find out more about our Growth Competencies model [link to: https://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/growth-competencies.html ].

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, trans identity, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Title: Category Executive

Location: UK-North West England-Manchester

Requisition ID: COM000264

Job Function: Commercial Strategy

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Dec 18, 2019, 4:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No

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