The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for Junior Category Manager for our Chilled and Frozen division.

Using consumer, shopper and retailer data, the junior category manager will develop insight and make recommendations that will drive growth in both Hain Daniels and our customers businesses.  The purpose of the role is to support the category managers and senior insight manager, advising key retailers, as well as taking responsibility for developing recommendations for some of our smaller customers.

Key Responsibilities
  • Support the category team with key retailer category requirements
  • Generate category insight using shopper and market data that leads to a clear understanding of the situation and develops clear recommendations that drive action in store
  • Support the range review process with all key retail partners, providing range and merchandising recommendations across all categories


What you will need for the role / what it will take

  • Degree level education
  • Data/ category Management experience
  • Experienced gained in a similar role within FMCG ideally
  • Must be able to travel nationally if required
  • Your approach must be very analytical in order to influence the category agenda, familiar with relevant data sources and able to interpret data to a high standard.
  • Strong Excel Skills, Hain Daniels use IRI, Kantar, Dunnhunby & i2C as their data sources. 
  • Highly numerate


About Us

The Hain Daniels Group is one of the UK's leading food companies. With sales of c£500m, we create food and drink products with natural goodness at their core. We're the business behind a host of household brands - Hartley's jams and jellies, Sun-Pat peanut butters, New Covent Garden Soup Co., Linda McCartney's meat free food, and Yorkshire Provender to name a few. Nearly half of our business is private label - we create quality freshly prepared fruit and juices, desserts, soups, sweet spreads and meat free products for our retail partners.

Our Vision

To make it easier for everyone to lead a healthier, balanced lifestyle. Without our great team of people, this vision couldn't be our reality.

Top Talent across the UK

Over our 12 sites up and down the UK, we employ circa 3,100 people in roles within Production, Supply Chain, Product Development, Sales and Marketing, and through to our Finance, HR, IT and beyond. Each of our colleagues is vital to our continued success. That's why we target the best talent, and help to develop them through the ranks. In fact, almost a third of our vacancies were internal promotions and transfers last year.

Learning and Development

We offer Management and Leadership Development programmes appropriate to an individual's role and skill level, as well as a broad range of other training and development initiatives, including an extensive e-Learning suite to help self-serve your own development further.

If Hain Daniels sounds like the company you'd like to contribute your energy and enthusiasm towards, and come on an exciting journey with us, then we can't wait to hear from you!