Job Title
Category Manager
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 5 years
R60000 to R70000
Job Published
02 July 2024
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Job Description

Category Manager Montague Gardens Cape Town


Our manufacturer/FMCG client in Montague Gardens is looking for a Category Manager / Brand Manager with 3-4 years plus experience. It’s a real marketing role. You need product experience as well as managing a brand. You will be responsible for managing a category within the product range of the company. Report to the Marketing Director. of products in the company. Should have product experience or even an inclination towards having worked in a product or hardware or FMCG environment. You need pure marketing or product experience. This is not a Buyer position.


Salary up to R 60 000 basic plus medical aid and pension – Highly Negotiable EE

Min Requirements

Degree in Marketing, Business administration, or a related field

3-4 years of category/brand/marketing management experience within a FMCG environment

Ability to think on a Strategic level and to execute category channel plans



Positioning products – getting a clear message through to the sales team of where our good/better/best should be positioned in a store

Positioning – which stores to position them in, what POS needs to go with them, what the pricing should be.

Category / Channel strategy, visit the regions/countries to stay up to date with market development and Visit trade shows

Participate in pricing alignment within Global accounts, channels and markets

Ensure Brand and Packaging consistency within the Category

Product development Manage the NPD process, be involved in the R&D process validation for the category/channel projects together with Purchasing, R&D develops new concepts with external suppliers

Packaging / Layout design update the designs within the category

Trade support monitors

Design and re-design packaging layouts for Consumer products

Aligning best POS practices with Global Consumer market

Support new Market development


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