Food Category Manager
Mars Nordics is looking for a Food Category Manager in Finland
(maternity cover for 1,5 years)
Are you passionate about sales, category management and the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods industry? Do you drive for result and have the ambition to perform above expectation to contribute to our future growth? Then you might be the new member of our team!
As a Food Category Manager, your main purpose is to create sustainable category growth with our customers and to position Mars as preferred strategic partner / category captain within the Food category. You will drive the category agenda with our customers, through industry leading solutions and in-store execution. In addition, you will support the Petcare Category Manager. The role is a maternity cover for app. 1,5 year.
You are also responsible for implementing and localize our category vision and category growth drivers with strategic customers and through collaborative partnership leveraging the long-term category growth plan. The focus will be on delivering the category management processes, best practice approach and tools in line with Mars Nordics’ strategies and growth ambitions in close co-operation with local sales team, marketing and customer marketing teams in the Nordics.
Who are you?
As a person, you drive for result and are action-oriented. You are well organized and are managing vision and purpose. You are good at strategic agility, strategic planning and business acumen. You strive for constantly developing yourself and thrive when having great responsibility. Finally, you can stand alone while working in cross-functional team.
- Driven, positive and action-oriented
- Strong entrepreneurial drive
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to work independently as well as being a good team player
- Attention to details
- Degree qualified or equivalent in a business-related discipline
- 2-3 years of experience within sales, marketing and/or category management
- Fluency in English
- Fluent in Finnish
- Advanced in MS Office
- Strong Analytical Skills
For more information, please contact Mars Nordic Category Director Anne-Sofie Nielskov, mobile + 45 24 64 69 89 (November 19th from 8.00 to 10.00 or from 16.00 to 18.00 or November 20th from 8.00 to 10.00) or Personnel Consultancy Director Janne Metsä, mobile +358 40 090 9927. Please send your application and CV in English by November 26th 2019 by the link: https://www.personnel.fi/avoimet-tyopaikat/food-category-manager/.