Retail Project Manager - New concepts

Post Recruitment Ltd
From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum
14 Nov 2017
14 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
POST recruitment is recruiting for a proven Buyer/Merchandiser/Category Manager for an initial project based term (a permanent position is forecast) to introduce new product lines to a successful online retailer

  • Be responsible for analysis and set up of a number of new categories including – mattresses, white goods, computing, gaming, audio / Visual, tech and Wearables, misc
  • Proof of concept to include:

  • Range analysis of market, customer, competitor and financial performance to generate strategy.
  • Develop a comprehensive range strategy that meets our customer needs and identifies opportunities and risks.
  • Analyse market share and competitor information and present competitor packs, highlighting key issues with conclusions and recommended actions.
  • Build strong relationships around the business UK and Internationally to source, setup and market new products and ranges.
  • Meet with suppliers, to establish relationships in order negotiate competitive terms, ensuring that it is in line with the agreed strategy and hitting all KPI’s.
  • Proof of concept established:

  • Lead the product work stream within the project management team, to include stock management, finance and legal.
  • Set up and maintain a range plan based on agreed strategy and commercials, hitting and maintain all targets and KPI’s.
  • Ensure the range has the right depth and width, price architecture. That the range is good quality and value, with good availability whilst being In line or better than our main competitor
  • Source suppliers and negotiate terms.
  • Manage the supplier relationships, maintaining terms and taking learnings.
  • Trade the area, including buying and selling price, product placement, promotional activity and competitor watch.
  • For a confidential conversation to discuss the vacancy please call Tom Sharp at POST

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