Insights and Category Leader

South Lanarkshire
Start date:
Posted By:
Kelsey Hoare

Job Description:

I am currently recruiting for an Insights & Category Leader for a confectionary company based in South Lanarkshire. This is a permanent position and is a remote role.

The Insights and Category Leader, as part of the commercial team, will discover and champion category, shopper and consumer insight for both multiple retail and food service to help shape and drive the commercial strategy, and hence growth for my client. 


  • Accountable for providing clear brand appropriate recommendations to internal and external stakeholders by becoming the go to expert on category, shopper and consumer insight which will drive profitable growth for the company
  • Responsible for tracking and analysing brand performance at a sales level, presenting the results to the wider commercial team
  • Responsible for developing business cases for appropriate data sources that will provide return on investment (ROI) and growth for the company 



  • Experience in insight and category management 
  • Experience in performing in an FMCG insights and category role 
  • Experience with successful dealings with major multiples and wholesalers 
  • FMCG experience, ideally within impulse

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and contact details to: khoare@aquent.com