Category Management Lead
Kellogg Company
3h ago

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 we focus on agility, growth and innovation.

Our colleagues in the Category Management Team are looking for a new Senior Category Manager.

Lead our team in this exciting opportunity and you will be managing and developing the long term category strategy and executing short term category objectives across the landscape for a category leading business unit.


  • Lead the Category Management process, working cross functionally across customer and category teams to increase category sales and achieve Kellogg customer business targets (Distribution / Value Sales / Display).
  • Lead in the development of retailer / channel customer specific sell in stories, working in collaboration with Kellogg Commercial team & brand Activation team where relevant.
  • Working with relevant insight agencies to create, deploy and execute insight led category strategies to grow Category and Kellogg's (DH / Nectar360 / IRI / Kantar).
  • Line management of category manager role & a lead position in the team to create a results driven, passionate culture embracing our ethos of being Bold, Connected and being Curious and sharing best practice across the team to encourage constant learning.
  • Lead and execute differentiated customer strategies focused on mission and occasions, delivering channel relevant ranging, segmentation, flow, brand blocking and multi location product siting’s.
  • Lead internal and external Customer / Channel category reporting to drive business insight & action with a specific focus on sales fundamentals performance, distribution, display, price, mix.
  • Provide customer feedback & insight into Kellogg's processes resulting in better understanding, strategy development and right ranging for the Market
  • Manage and lead the category range portfolio within customer channels to drive category and Kellogg's sales with specific targets on NPD and Hero sku distribution and tail management.
  • Identify and own the customer contact matrix and develop best in class category relationships across customers to unlock category growth opportunities.

  • FMCG Category Management experience, customer facing with experience of Top 6 multinationals
  • Excellent analytical skills combined with the ability to translate data into insight
  • Excellent communication, presentation & influencing skills with a proven record of delivery
  • Growing and nurturing the world starts with our employees, which is why our tailor-made career growth programmes are just what you need to set yourself for success.

    With our extensive benefits package including flexible working, which enables you to take control of your work / life balance, we really have our people at the heart of our organisation.

    We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone can voice their opinions and are empowered to be their true selves.

    It’s each and everyone’s unique flavour that make up Kellogg’s recipe for success and the diversity of ideas, experiences and beliefs that fuel our future ready momentum and embolden our make it happen culture.

    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

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