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|Quest Search & Selection is currently working with one of the leading Food Manufacturing Companies in the Middle East, seeking to add an experienced and energetic Category Manager to their organization.
Achieve overall category performances vs budget (value, volume & margin)
Analyze performances to boost short term growth
Maintain innovation/renovation pipeline to secure mid to long term growth Reinforce (or reach) leadership position by staying ahead of competition
Category segmentation and positioning
Monthly category KPI, analysis & recommendations (value, volume, margin and market share)
Highlight top & low performances to trade marketing & sales teams
Lead category innovation, renovation & extension (market potential, brief, USP, retro plan, business plan, specifications, costing, packaging design, launch plan, activation tracker)
Identify product, packaging & price opportunities with operation team
Develop exit strategy for unsuccessful products (value/volume/margin)
Verify consolidated category forecast vs budget & volume trends (regular & promo)
Propose forecast for new product launch & range improvements
Monitor sales vs forecast for new product launch & range improvements
Propose range & planogram per channel & sub-channel
Build BTL plan with trade marketing team to reach sales target, maximize range awareness and recruit new shoppers/consumers (promo mechanics & sampling)
Support trade marketing team in the development of store communication tools and POSM
Inform communication team about BTL plan & product USP to maximize sales performance
Perform monthly market visit to stay aware of competition activities, launch, packaging & POSM
Stay updated on last industry trends & customer insights to drive category’s future (product trends, packaging trends, shopping habits)
Understand specific customer requirements and propose rapid & efficient solutions
Masters Degree in Marketing / Category Management (highly advantageous)
Well versed in Arabic (required)
Proven Experience of 2-3 years within a similar role in the FMCG / Consumer Goods industry, developing their own products
Highly motivated with excellent presentation and analytical skills
Proficient in: MS Office, Microsoft 365, Power BI, Catman Software (advantageous)
If this sounds like you, please don’t delay – send us your updated CV today!
We kindly request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document.
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.
Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.