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Director of Category Development
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Director of Category Development

South East England
Ryan TaggContact Ryan Tagg
Division Leader


We are looking for a sought leader in Category and Shopper from a top tier FMCG business to join a multi category, global blue-chip at a very exciting time. This is very much a change agenda role so someone with bags of energy, proven leadership that has delivered in a best in class environment is essential. Managing a total team of 30 people you will need to be able to inspire and take people on the journey. You will need to be commercial, able to influence internally and externally and have a visionary strategic mind-set, with the ability to create a simple, compelling story that cuts to the point to enable clear action. Our client has category leading brands in some of the most desirable categories in the industry with some of the best people. A people focused culture that is a massive advocate of training and development but with a huge emphasis on getting things done, autonomy and pace. As well as leading the total category and shopper agenda across all categories and channels there will also be additional responsibility for driving the category/shopper agenda across a large part of the European business, working closely with the EMEA and Global Shopper Teams. We need someone with breadth of experience ideally that has done a sales role; delivered a commercial plan as this will aid progression opportunities. This individual will be the external face of the business in this space and with a new SLT this is the final part of one of the most exciting propositions in FMCG.

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