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Position Title: Category Manager Retail Frozen NE

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Requisition ID: 13456 



Reporting to the Sales Manager Frozen Retail Benelux, yet as a bridge between marketing and sales, the Category Manager Retail Frozen NE (Northern Europe) is responsible for the development of turnover and the profitability of the category and the brand for her/his clients. To do this, she/he determines and implements a strategy and an action plan in agreement with the Key Account Manager by working on the different category levers (assortment, promotion, merchandising, ...).

Your missions :

  • Analysis of the performance of the category, in Mass Distribution, from consumer and retail panels
  • Evaluation of the assortments, shelf space, promotional effectiveness, channel dynamics… translating the data into actionable plans to increase sales of the brand and the category, while upholding the profitability (for both McCain as the customer)
  • Building compelling recommendations and selling these internally and externally, and in this way co-driving the business from a shopper angle
  • Co-piloting of the customer plan with the key account and implementation of corrective actions
  • Provide an expert view on the category & its shoppers per banner


Your profile :

  • Bachelor/Master level of education
  • Proven experience in an FMCG environment, preferably in the Category Management department
  • Trilingual: Dutch/French/English
  • Strong analytical skills, with a strong sense for synthesis
  • Strong customer mindset
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Excel & PowerPoint, big plus when mastering Nielsen & GfK data
  • Pragmatic
  • Collaborative, agile and displays strong interpersonal skills


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Job Family: Marketing; Sales

Location(s): BE - Belgium : Antwerp : Grobbendonk  

Company: McCain Foods Belgium N.V. 

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