Category Manager - P&H Division

Plumbing Trade Supplies
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
If you have the passion we have the products

Category Manager - P&H Division

Location: Crick, NN6 7SL

Can you see the possibilities of managing a market-leading portfolio? If the answer is yes then Travis Perkins are currently recruiting for a Category Manager looking after all things Plumbing and Heating related. Come and realise your potential with a company built on great people and the very best products.

The role:
As a Category Manager you’ll enjoy a diverse role and be comfortable with a non fixed pricing category. You will be responsible for supporting the implementation of product, drive innovation of new products, influence the trading margin and mix - and support the wider Commercial Strategy in growing and managing our product base and business performance.

You will own the delivery of the category strategies as aligned to the corporate strategy and the 5-year plan. You will review the category pricing strategy and ensure alignment to the market by building a fact base on the customer, competitors & market.

What we are looking for:
You will have your CIPS qualification or equivalent commercial/procurement qualification. Previous experience within retail where you can show evidence of category/account growth through critical analysis and opportunity development. You will be highly numerate, have influencing and negotiating skills and able to demonstrate your drive, enthusiasm and continuous improvement outlook.

What we can offer:

Travis Perkins group we are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ businesses. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide (and Ireland) and have over 28,000 colleagues.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey - from family business to forward thinking innovative business. If matching your ambition to our culture is an exciting prospect, there's never been a better time to join us.

And if, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

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