Customer Category Manager
Bagshot - United Kingdom
Lantmännen Unibake is a leading international bakery group with expertise in frozen and fresh bakery products for food service and retail, serving consumers around the clock and across the world every day. The aim is to make bread a profitable business for customers through high-quality products and innovative solutions – always based on a sustainable mind-set and excellent food safety standards. Lantmännen Unibake operates 35 modern bakeries around the world with headquarters in Denmark. The brand portfolio comprises a range of well-established brands: Hatting, Schulstad, Schulstad Bakery Solutions, Schulstad Royal Danish Pastry, Bonjour and many more. Lantmännen Unibake has a turnover of EUR 1.1 billion and employs 6,000 people in more than 20 countries.
Main Purpose of Role
To provide strategic category support, insight and recommendations to the business and its customers so that we develop strategic partnerships with key retailers
Work cross-functionally to provide support, insight and recommendations on key strategic projects within the business, e.g. strategic product development
Develop market lading insights through collaborative working with data providers
Provide insights that support our Food Service and international business (Aus and SA
Skills & Knowledge
A strong understanding of the UK retail channel, with the candidate able to demonstrate successful category wins.
Excellent computer skills - Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook are important. Equally important is experience of working with Nielsen Answers or IRi, Kantar WorldPanel Online and Dunnhumby Shop
Knowledge of the Convenience and Foodservice channels would also be advantageous
A minimum of 2 years experience of working within a category management function
Monday to Friday – 37.5 hours per week between the hours of 9am and 5pm
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