Procter & Gamble P&G UK Category Manager in England, United Kingdom
P&G UK Category Manager
Procter & Gamble is the world’s largest consumer goods company with 20 billion dollar brands, operating in over 10 categories and 70 countries. We are a promote from within company that normally only hires graduates however we are looking for additional talent with relevant experience to bring in some outside perspective on one of our biggest customer teams. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to start a career with us in the sales team as a Category Manager leading our shopper based design.
Overview of The Role
Category management is a pivotal role, required to provide insight-based thought on some of P&G’s market leading product categories.
Through a deep understanding of the shopper, category and retailer you will be recognised by our key retail customers as an indispensable partner and an authority on the category. This will be delivered through mutual desire to grow the category, win with the shopper and maximise the store environment.
You will drive the company’s engagement with the retail trade on how to win in the market, leveraging key shopper and category insights, as well as maximising new product initiatives and delivering sustainable base business growth by influencing internally and externally.
You will need to form strategic partnerships with other category Managers in our customers across category functions and retail channels (e.g. online, drug, grocery, discounter, etc.).
WhyWork With Us?
Responsibilities as of Day 1 – Full autonomy on your business, to deliver change & results
World-class coaching and development– we promote from within & everyone from our UK directors, to our global CEO have come from within our own organisation. In fact, many of the FTSE 100 CEOs started their career here too! You will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager.
We won Glassdoor’s Best Place to Work in 2018. Our cultural mantra is People First. We share a collective desire to win but we pride ourselves on having a great work life balance shown through events such as the annual P&G Football World Cup and subsidised social clubs.
Benefits - A job in P&G Sales offers a competitive salary as well as other great benefits such as company share scheme, car, pension & onsite subsidised gym.
WhatAre We Looking For?
1 or more years category management experience with the UK & Ireland’s leading retailers, or experience within consumer goods industry as a buyer or merchandiser working for a leading retailer
A proven record of delivering outstanding business results and exceeding targets.
A deep understanding of how to execute winning plans with key retailers.
Successful examples of leadership in business or personal life.
Applicants should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and hold a valid UK driving license.
Above all a real passion for winning
Our southern office is in Weybridge in Surrey which is easily accessible from all of SW London and Surrey.
Our northern office is in Harrogate in Yorkshire.
Just so you know:
Our consumers are diverse and our talents - internally - mirror this diversity to best serve it. That is why we’re committed to building a winning culture based on Inclusion and we would like our applicants to be passionate about the same principle: you will join our daily effort of being “in touch” so we craft brands and products to improve the lives of the world’s consumers now and in the future. We want you to inspire us with your unrivalled ideas.
We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment.
Title: P&G UK Category Manager
Requisition ID: SLS00002515