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Head of Category Development - MNC FMCGAmbition
  • Others
  • HK$70,000 - 90,000 /month
  • Posted on 13 Mar 2019
Head of Category Development - MNC FMCGAmbition
Job Highlights
  • International FMCG company
  • Key role in regional leadership team
  • Market Leader in APAC
Job Description
  • International FMCG company
  • Key role in regional leadership team
  • Market Leader in APAC

Our client is a US FMCG company with more than 70,000 employees across the globe. The company recorded worldwide revenues of more than 30 billion USD and is a leader in its category of products globally. The company has extensive operations and is a clear market leader in Asia. With further growth plans, they are looking for a Head of Category Development lead regional category strategy for a renowned brand.

You will be responsible for designing and leading the regional category development strategy and implementation in line with business goals. As a Head of Category Development, your responsibilities will include:

  • Formulate category development plan and identify growth opportunities across Asia
  • Define product portfolio strategies for the key markets and set annual execution plan to meet commercial objectives
  • Closely partner with headquarter and develop the category growth tactics internationally
  • Collaborate with various internal teams including sales, brand and trade marketing etc. to proactively enhance impact of category management
  • Study and convert regional market data and consumer insight into category solutions
  • Drive execution of set strategies into activities across Asia market while having strong partnership with internal and external key stakeholder in developing regional and global business strategy
  • Connecting with channel leaders at to identify business opportunities promotional programs, in-store initiatives, trade projects etc. for profitable and sustainable category growth
  • Define and design category development objectives and monitor the same for assessment of ROI as well as corrective actions steps

To qualify, individuals must possess:

  • Degree and have 10+ years of core Category management/ Category development experience in top tier FMCG companies
  • Strong track record of converting consumer insights to category strategy
  • Experience in driving regional category development tactic with a proven track record in designing data-driven category development strategy
  • Solid understanding of perfect store concept with strong analytical, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong entrepreneurial and result-oriented mindset
  • Solid analytical, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong business acumen and people management skills
  • Excellent command of written & spoken English and Chinese

Interested parties, please click on "APPLY NOW" quoting AL229902 or email your CV to [email protected] with a resume summary statement. Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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Additional Information
Company details
Ambition is a leading global boutique recruitment business listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. With coverage across Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and London, we specialise within the areas of Banking & Financial Services, Finance & Accounting, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain & Procurement and Technology.