Perrigo Nordic / ACO Hud Nordic

Commercial Category Manager

Perrigo Company plc, a leading global healthcare company, delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing Quality Affordable Healthcare Products®. Founded in 1887 as a packager of home remedies, Perrigo has built a unique business model that is best described as the convergence of a fast-moving consumer goods company, a high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing organization and a world-class supply chain network. Perrigo is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter ("OTC") healthcare products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. The Company also is a leading provider of branded OTC products throughout Europe and the U.S., as well as a leading producer of "extended topical" prescription drugs.In the Nordics, Perrigo has a turnover of more than 100 million Euro, 120 employees and a portfolio of well-known brands, such as ACO, Canoderm, Lactacyd, Nezeril, Panodil, XL-S. Our purpose is to make a difference to consumers by offering game changing solutions to get well, stay well and live well. 

Perrigo Nordic is now looking for a Commercial Category Manager to join the Commercial Strategy & Implementation (CS&I) team at the Stockholm office. This role will speak to someone commercially minded, ambitious and analytically strong and will provide you with an opportunity to work with leading brands, have a real commercial impact, and drive strategic Shopper Based Design-projects from idea to execution. You will become part of a great organization and a driven team that will enable you to develop your skills and capabilities both personally and professionally. Perrigo Nordic has a dynamic, transparent and fast-paced atmosphere, characterized by an entrepreneurial and cooperative culture. We want our people to grow and excel within their areas of passion and build on their personal strengths.

Are you a motivated individual with a commercial and strategic mindset who has experience from driving sales on brands and product within the consumer goods industry, then you are the one we are looking for!


  • Be the strategic category expert for the Perrigo portfolio in the Nordics, combining data and insights to develop and execute strategies and projects with customers that improve our sales fundamentals in-store and online. I.e. improve share of shelf, quality of shelf, promotional visibility or SKU optimization. Relevant brands: ACO, Plackers, Bronwel, Physiomer, Nezeril and more. Relevant categories: Skincare, Oral Care, Cough & Cold and more.
  • Strategic category management and category analysis that enable close collaboration and joint value creation between Perrigo and our customers. Including space management and planogram recommendations.
  • Close collaboration with internal stakeholders from sales and marketing to capture any opportunities to leverage Shopper Based Design-principles in commercial strategy, initiative management or business planning.
  • Development and deployment of shelving/planogramming principles for key categories that enable improved navigation and shoppability.
  • Lead prioritized category projects to improve sales fundamentals, including in-dept analysis of several data sources, close collaboration with external stakeholder and recommendation of efficient assortment and optimized shelving principles.

Relevant experience

  • 2-3 years experience from relevant industry.
  • Experience from category, space management or sales.
  • Bachelors degree within business, economics or marketing.
  • High level knowledge of excel and analytical excellence.


  • An analytical mindset and strong analytical skills.
  • A team player with good inter-personal skills that can navigate and build relationships internally within the organization and externally with our customers.
  • Driven, creative and passionate with a commitment to develop and delivering commercial results.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to structure your work in order to be efficient.
  • Self-reliant, innovative and proactive in your work together with a strong set of project management skills.
  • Excellent communicator, both in writing and presentations.


Vid ytterligare frågor, kontakta oss:

Frida Hamark
Search Associate
+46 735 29 06 78
Nina Ahlström
Executive Search Consultant
+46 702 75 15 99