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Brand Manager Own Label

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Date: 02-Jul-2022

Location: St Albans, GB

Company: Premier Foods

A great British food company 

Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country.

Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households.

At Premier foods we believe in inclusion, authenticity and individuality. We aim to ensure all existing and potential colleagues are given equitable opportunities and are respected, valued and encouraged to bring their true authentic selves to work no matter who they are, what they look like, who they love or what they believe in. Our culture is one where everyone is welcome. 


Brand Manager - Own Label

Based in St Albans



Now a £40m business unit, this is an exciting & varied role working across multiple categories with Major UK Supermarkets and Foodservice accounts, supporting the Customer Brand Controller on the Own Label Grocery portfolio.  Striving for results through cross functional working, this is a highly commercial role, pivotal to the successful management of both existing and new business.


What you'll be doing?


  • Leading & managing Own label portfolios across multiple categories
  • P&L responsibility with the ability to present recommendations to the Wider team
  • Working with cross functional teams at various sites to deliver projects on time
  • Delivery of product launches, EPD projects and all on pack changes
  • Supporting the Customer Brand Controller on customer meeting preparation and organisation
  • Day to day responses to adhoc retailer and business requests including benchmarking, reporting & store visits


What we need from you:


  • Cross functional working, both internally & externally
  • Working with key UK Retailers, customer facing experience
  • FMCG background
  • Experience of Own Label
  • Launch of new products
  • Understanding consumer and customer needs within Own label market
  • Experience in project management
  • Ideally degree level qualifications in a business related subject
  • Strong commercial acumen as well as the ability to think creatively
  • Self-starter with the ability to take ownership & work independently
  • Enthusiasm & passion to make a real difference
  • Ability to manage complex cross functional projects
  • Ability to work at pace & to tight deadlines
  • A people person, with a desire to build relationships
  • Attention to detail in a fast paced environment


What we offer in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus
  • Up to 7.5% pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Wide range of online and in-house training
  • Access to an employee discount scheme, with access to hundreds of nationwide retailers