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Category Manager

Requisition ID 4578
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Sales 

Division  Foods
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We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We’re home to incredible brands, over 6000 brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. Your energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking could help us reach millions more.

Who are Kerry Foods?

 

We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and an altogether individual business.

 

  • We’re home to incredible brands such as Strings & Things, Fridge Raiders, Wall’s & Richmond sausages, Pure, Dairygold and Denny. 
  • We’re a leading producer of yummy supermarket private label products such as ready meals, cooked meats, cheese and dairy products
  • We’re made up of a team of brilliant people and big ambitions.
  • Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day.

 

Join us as a Category Manager and you could help us reach millions more.

 

We’re looking for an individual that loves a challenge, loves food, loves working in really close relationships with Customers, a whizz with data & insights and who wants to work in a Category Management role in a really fast paced environment. If this sounds like you, then please send us your CV.

What’s this job all about?

 

We’re on the hunt for the best Category Manager out there!  You’ll be working in our Meats and Dairy team across a broad portfolio which includes some market leading brands.  There’s a plethora of products across Brand and Own-label, where Kerry Foods are one of the biggest players in the market.  And you’ll take ownership for  many of our biggest grocery and retailer customers.

 

Based in Naas, County Kildare, but with some travel to customers and other sites, this is a chunky role (with a great salary!) in a fast paced, entrepreneurial business.

 

Joining us means working in a fast, agile and ambitious environment, with talented people who really care about what they do. We’re hungry for new ideas, so we’ll always listen to yours. And because we’re always looking to the future, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. In fact, like our entire business, you’ll never stand still.

 

So, if you’d like to hear more about the role, please get in touch now!

Key Responsibilities

 

We're looking for someone who's dynamic, ambitious and a go-getter who will also be responsible for; 

 

  • Managing & Conducting reviews with retail partners 
  • Day to day relationships with customers who are part of the Category Strategy process
  • Implementing vision plans in conjunction wtih marketing, insight and commercial teams 
  • Ensuring distribution, space and quality of space targets are met and exceeded

 

If this sounds like you, then please apply - we'd be thrilled to hear from you!

Take a look at what’s going on at Kerry Foods on our LinkedIn page or follow us on Instagram and Facebook @kerryfoodsofficial

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