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Date: 16-May-2019

Location: Hemel Hempstead, GB

Company: Britvic

Category Executive – 12 month Fixed Term Contract

July Start


At Britvic, we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and trusted soft drinks company in the world. Britvic is one of Europe’s leading players in the FMCG market providing household favorites like Pepsi, Robinsons, Fruit Shoot, Purdeys and J2O plus a growing portfolio of premium brands including London Essence combining a strong heritage and innovation across our brands. With a strong position both in the UK and internationally, we’re looking to build on our success with an ambitious growth plan. As our organisation continues to grow, it’s critical that we find new ways to create value for our customers.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a strategically important area of our business. We are a top 3 Category Development AGS supplier* which will enable you to work in a highly respected team who are valued by our customers. *Grocery

As a Category Executive within our Grocery channel you will support the development of our business relationship with some of our biggest customers to help deliver our ambitious growth agenda. We want to create career paths for Category Executives to develop their experience in an exciting and innovative business, to become our leaders of tomorrow.  With the opportunity to work across a number Britvic and licensed brands, and liaise with highly experienced marketeers and commercial teams across our business, all of which can give you an amazing set of experiences and development. 

As part of our 2020 vision, it is vital we have an in-depth understanding of the category we operate in, how it can grow, how our brands can leverage these opportunities and that we can engage with our customers to bring this to life. You will be responsible for building the relationship with your customer across our entire brand portfolio and will spend time with the respective buying, trade planning and merchandising teams. You will also need to develop relationships with your key internal stakeholders within our category strategy, insights, channel operations and commercial teams, playing a supporting role to the Category Manager in developing our annual plans and setting targets for each of our commercial initiatives.

We are looking for applicants with a commercial / category background within an FMCG. Experience of category management process would be an advantage and we would expect suitable candidates to have experience in managing customer relationships.

If this sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you. This exciting role could give you the opportunity to play an integral part in the future growth of one of the biggest categories within FMCG and be part of the delivery of some exciting innovation within the Britvic portfolio.

Britvic is a very exciting and supportive place to be, with award winning brands, a clear vision for growth, a focus on personal development and an open and honest culture. We offer a comprehensive package for this position with excellent benefits and you’d be working with talented individuals in a vibrant workplace.






We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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