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Category and Shopper Lead

  • Circa £70,000 +Car +Benefits
  • London

Category and Shopper Lead (12 month contract)

London | 3 days in the office per week

Circa £70,000 +Car +Benefits


We’re working on behalf of a global consumer goods business who are looking to bring in an interim Category and Shopper Lead initially on a 12 month contract.


The ideal candidate will have a background in category management and shopper marketing where they have worked with UK grocery retailers. This is a hands-on role where you will be managing a category and shopper marketing team and so we are looking for someone who can think strategically and has excellent people development skills.


The main responsibility for this role is to lead and develop the category and shopper vision for your area. This is an extremely important role in order to help the business to continue to grow their retail presence.


The key requirements of the Category & Shopper Lead are:

  • Category Management background with experience of dealing with grocery customers
  • Strong customer collaboration experience – although you won’t directly manage every customer they should know who you are
  • People management experience with ability to coach and mentor high potential members of the team
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience
  • Passion, drive and ambition to succeed
  • Degree level education or equivalent


This is a fantastic opportunity for a senior category professional to take on a leadership role with a fast-growing business at an exciting time. You will be creative, number-savvy and looking for a challenge. If this sounds like you then don’t hesitate to apply.


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