Global Category Manager Fruit and Vegetable powder m/f/d

GFIC is recruting a


Global Category  Manager Fruit and Vegetable powders B2B m/f/d


based in Italy


  • We would to speak with candidates having beside the  commercial a  technical background knowing the drying technologies.

  • describe in your cover letter you experience in fruit and vegetable powder 


  • To be responsible for the pricing and overall promotion of these Food Ingredients categories to maximize consumer appeal.

  • Relationships with vendors and product range management will also be part of the duties. 

  • The goal is to increase sales and profitability of business to drive sustainable growth. 


Education & Relevant Experience 

  • B.Sc., MBA, 10 year experience in similar industry 

  • The ideal candidate has experience with mit Fruit -  and Vegetable powders

  • Location: Northern Italy or UK

  • language: English, asset would be another European language like Italian, German


Proven experience as category manager or similar role in Flavours/ Food / Extracts/ Fruit and Vegetable Powders

  •  Solid knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles 

  •  Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods 

  •  Full comprehension of marketing and sales principles. 

Responsibilities :

  • To analyse data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends in these ingredients

  •  To provide clients with customer focussed insights regarding the product and category 

  •  To develop exit strategies for unsuccessful products 

  •  To foster trust relationships with vendors to achieve better pricing and quality of services 

  •  To support appropriate orders to ensure product availability that meets consumer demands 

  •  To determine the positioning of a product category to maximize visibility 

  •  To liaise with marketing teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a  product category 

  •  To collaborate with the sales team to expand product categories 

  •  To make forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of inventory 

  •  To assume responsibility of budget development and revenue for category. 

  •  To oversee a team of analysts and other support staff. 

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