Category Manager

  • Job Reference: 941790976-2
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Insignis
  • Location: Camden, London
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: car allowance, bonus
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Category Manager

Are you passionate about food? Do you want to jump into a career leading food and hospitality company in the UK, specialising in providing high-quality food and beverage solutions to businesses and organisations of all sizes?

  • Location: Camden, London
  • Salary: Up to 45,000 + 4,000 car allowance + bonus
  • Hybrid-working

The Category Manager will be responsible for managing the retail food & beverage category, ensuring that our offerings meet the needs and preferences of our customers, while also achieving our financial goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute category strategies to drive revenue and profitability for retail food & beverage
  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify trends and opportunities in the industry
  • Manage vendor relationships and negotiate contracts to ensure the best pricing and quality for products
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including culinary, marketing, and operations teams, to develop and implement product offerings that align with our brand and customer needs
  • Monitor and analyze category performance, and adjust strategies as needed to optimize results
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and policies


  • Experience in retail, with a focus on food & beverage
  • Proven track record of driving category growth and profitability
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills, with the ability to translate data into actionable insights
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and relationship management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and standards

If you are a results-driven Category Manager with a passion for food & beverage, or looking to progress from a more junior procurement role, and a proven track record of success in retail, we want to hear from you. Our company is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits packages.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to 45,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexitime
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home

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