Category Manager – Delicatessen & Ingredients
Home Based

Job reference: 020251

Location: Home Based

Closing date: 15/05/2022

Department: Merchandising

Hours per week: 39

​​​​​​​A fantastic opportunity to come and be part of our expanding Category Management team in this very exciting and strategically important role, where you can demonstrate your experience in Category Management, your passion for regional/local & authentic products and your desire to drive British.

Reporting to the Head of Category & Development, and being a part of the wider Category & Development team, you will be responsible for owning the delicatessen and fine ingredients categories for Sysco Speciality Group, and be the owner of the ranges for both the Fresh Fayre and Wild Harvest brands. You will work incredibly close with colleagues in Procurement, Technical, supply chain, marketing, pricing and the merchandising teams at Brakes.

Fresh Fayre (delicatessen) – long standing authentic delicatessen brand with a real focus on bringing the best of British chilled products to a variety of customers & sectors.

Wild Harvest (fine ingredients) – bringing the finest global ingredients to the finest chefs for many years, the Aladdin’s cave for any serious foodie!

The delicatessen & Ingredients categories have a bold strategy to drive growth, British focus and our CSR credentials, where you will be at the forefront of driving this agenda with key stakeholders across the Sysco Speciality Group.

You will have experience of category management ideally within the chilled and or fine ingredients product categories, with the ability to build powerful partnerships at all levels and communicate with impact and influence. Comfortable working with data and developing compelling stories to positively influence others and with a real mindset for growth and managing activities and plans at a fast pace.

A perfect role for an ambitious junior category manager or category manager to make their mark quickly in incredibly foodie and forward thinking business.

What you’ll get:

  • A competitive salary
  • Huge discount on all sorts of lovely food and award-winning products
  • Generous holiday allowance, with option to purchase more
  • Recognition awards and Incentives
  • Pension
  • Real career opportunities - being part of Sysco, the world’s leading foodservice business, opens up a world of possibility
  • And much more….

Feed your ambition and APPLY TODAY!

We have a passion for excellence and for individuals that are keen to drive their future success with fresh thinking and solid work ethics. In return we offer a competitive salary and staff benefits, with the chance to develop a career within our UK and International Group.

We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

Sysco Speciality Group uses a third party to undertake a number of checks. Any offer of employment made by us would be conditional upon receiving a satisfactory; reference, identity document(s) and basic DBS certificate


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