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Senior Category Development Manager - Off Trade Job

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: GTS (London), England

Company: Heineken

Senior Category Development Manager – Off Trade

Function: Marketing
Location: Oxford Circus, London
Salary: Up to £62,000 (dependant on experience and current base), Plus 32 days' holiday (+3 Bank Holidays), 15% Bonus, 15% Benefit Allowance (can be taken as cash), Laptop, iPhone, Double Matched Pension (up to 10%), Life Assurance (x5 salary), Meal and Broadband Allowance, Private Healthcare, Monthly Heineken Product Allowance and much more


We're proud to be the UK's leading cider, beer and pub business. With over 2,000 colleagues employed across the UK, we offer fantastic opportunities for people with talent and drive. From brewing to sales and marketing, from logistics to finance, IT and HR - there's much more to our business than you might imagine.

Our unrivalled portfolio of brands includes Foster's, Strongbow, Old Mout, Birra Moretti, Desperados and of course the world-renowned Heineken®. And, with almost 3,000 pubs, we're one of the UK's leading leased pub businesses.

We have ambitious goals. And we know it's the expertise and enthusiasm of our people that fuels our growth. Right now we're looking for an outstanding Senior Category Development Manager to join our team.

The Role

Our customers have come to value our ability to develop targeted category strategies and tactics enabling them to deliver a brilliant market leading approach, so you'll be integral to this on-going success.

In this role you'll deliver the HEINEKEN UK category strategy to a key off Trade customer. You'll work collaboratively with the central HEINEKEN UK category team to ensure that customer and shopper dynamics are utilised and work with the customer to drive promotional effectiveness.

With the customer at the heart of everything we do, you'll understand their needs by engaging in a multi-level customer contact strategy to embed the category agenda and from there deliver category performance reviews and represent the category agenda in joint customer planning days.

To be successful in this role you'll be passionate about sharing the category story drawing on your category, portfolio & brand understanding as well as route to market and channel activation planning experience. Leadership experience would be highly beneficial as you'll be responsible for leading and coaching one direct report. You'll demonstrate experience in marketing, sales or an off trade role with some brand or customer facing experience an asset.

Next Steps

If this sounds like a journey you'd like to join, we'd love to hear from you.

Closing date 31st May 2019

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