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Packaging Development Interim Manager £28 per hour PAYE

  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £28.00 - 28.40 per hour + PAYE Outside IR35 3 month contract per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Job title: Packaging Development Interim Manager

Salary Range:  Up to £28 per hour PAYE Outside IR35

Location: Uxbridge, Reading

We are currently recruiting a Packaging Development Interim Manager for an initial 3 month contract in Reading. You will be working within a research team for a leading food and snack company.

To be successful in this application, you must have experience in a similar role within FMCG or consumer goods industry representing large brands.

Your main duties and responsibilities will be as followed:

  • Responsible for the development and execution of our category plans i.e. innovation, distribution, positioning to sales, tracking and other key commercial KPI’s as well as the category Read to Plan / Ready to Sell Process.
  • Key linkage between the Sales Teams (CCDM) and the Category Innovation, Marketing and Equity teams to ensure that our strategies and tactics are aligned to the needs of our Customers & the category.
  • Responsible for building category and customer plans for the assigned Category, working collaboratively with Category teams, Insights, and Customer Business Teams (CBTs).
  • Be seen as the Category expert internally and create compelling, actionable & measurable category plans.
  • Provide thought leadership internally & externally around brand & category initiatives (promotional strategy / budget planning).
  • Leading delivery of category dashboard / fundamentals and recommending corrective actions to ensure targets are met.
  • Ongoing assessment of critical baseline volume opportunities / risks and lead initiatives to optimize category performance.

To be successful in this role, you must have the following:

  • Sales/growth/Analytics skills an demonstratable experience
  • Experience in a similar role within FMCG or consumer goods industry representing large brands.
  • A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:
  • Category development, potentially key accounts and market insight analysis and delivering growth through category leadership
  • Having a future-focused mindset, demonstrating curiosity about industry trends, digital solutions and innovation for consumers and translating opportunities into business plans
  • Delivering strategic plans, measuring and monitoring results, and making recommendations to achieve growth targets
  • Influence stakeholders and interacting effectively with others, with the courage and resilience to hold an alternative point of view
  • Analytical skills and business acumen
  • Proven experience in the fast-moving consumer goods field is a distinct advantage
  • Sales Category or Key account Management in FMCG Management of sales revenue and sales growth management
  • FMCG Category Management

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to join a very well established business. If you would like to discuss the Packaging development Manager role in further detail please contact Jade Whitmore on 01384 446133 or email

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.