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Om arbetsgivaren - SSP (Scandinavian Service Partner)

SSP runs restaurants and shops in 30 countries. After more than 60 years in the business we today have 30 000 employees serving 1 000 000 customers every day. You can find our business in places where people are on the go, such as railway stations, airports and arenas. We operate our own and franchised brands for example WHSmith, Upper Crust, Starbucks, Caffè Ritazza, Burger King, M&S Simply Food and O´Learys. Website: www.foodtravelexperts.com/sweden

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Arbetsgivare SSP (Scandinavian Service Partner)

Region Uppsala län, Stockholms län

Bransch Chefer och verksamhetsledare, Försäljning, inköp, marknadsföring, Hotell, restaurang, storhushåll

Sista ansökningsdag 2019-10-10

Om arbetsgivaren - SSP (Scandinavian Service Partner)

SSP runs restaurants and shops in 30 countries. After more than 60 years in the business we today have 30 000 employees serving 1 000 000 customers every day. You can find our business in places where people are on the go, such as railway stations, airports and arenas. We operate our own and franchised brands for example WHSmith, Upper Crust, Starbucks, Caffè Ritazza, Burger King, M&S Simply Food and O´Learys. Website: www.foodtravelexperts.com/sweden

Category Manager to SSP Nordics

What makes Category Management at SSP exciting?

We are looking for a Regional Category Manager who will be responsible for creating and executing the commercial plan for a portfolio of brands in the category Freeflow, Coffee Shops & Bakery. Reporting to the Category Management Director you'll be placed at our office at Arlanda Airport, Stockholm, working across the whole Nordics.

You will be given the possibility to create commercial plans for units in travel locations over the Nordic Region. We offer an exciting and fast pace work environment with a wide range of local and global brands. You will be given responsibility from the first day and if you show positive results and ambition your career options at SSP are endless!

Overall role:

As the Category Manager you create and drive the execution of the commercial plan for the category Freeflow, Coffee Shops & Bakery. You will lead a team of two Category Executives and you will be collaborating with internal functions such as Commercial Analytics, New Product Development, Purchasing, Brand Development, Creative Design, Trade Marketing and Country Commercial Manager.

Main responsibilities:

  • Identify profitability growth and optimisation opportunities within the category.
  • Analysis of range and forecast outcomes.
  • Propose sales and GP-improvement activities as well as report results at commercial meetings.
  • Preparation of marketing and product development briefs.
  • Accountability to ensure successful implementation through operational teams
  • Monitor trends within Food & Beverage and competitors.
  • Leadership and coaching - provide guidance to Category Executives.

Profile:

To succeed in this role you need to have a Marketing degree or equivalent work experience. You must have at least 5 years of experience of category optimisation using price, range, display and space, upselling and margin to deliver commercial results and you must have proven management background. We want you to be able to drive decision-making through analysis based on evidence and to develop ideas to drive top and bottom line. You have ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

If you have the ability to focus effort on most profitable outcome and if you have experience in Food & Beverage - you will fit into this role. As a person you are analytical, commercial and data-driven with exceptional attention to details. You are self-motivated with the ability to quickly learn and adapt in a complex changing environment. Fluent Swedish and English in spoken and written.

Does this sound like your next challenge?

Please submit your application as soon as possible, selecting and interviewing is ongoing.

Questions about the employment are answered by Maria Hannerstål, maria.hannerstal@ssp.se