Category Manager

Recruiter
Uniting Ambition
Location
London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Category Manager

London

An exciting Category Manager/ Buyer opportunity is available with a leading B2B and B2C retailer to help them on their exciting growth and transformation journey managing the core category functions of product ranging, sourcing, availability and cost price management.

Experience

  • Category management/buying experience, ideally for an on-line retailer.
  • You have previously built a range or conducted a range review including the re-sourcing of categories, finding new suppliers, analysis, selection to implementation stage.
  • You have used market knowledge and insight to inform your strategy and decision making.
  • You are experienced in dealing with suppliers and manufacturers directly.

Skills

  • High level of commercial acumen
  • Good negotiation and communication
  • Data-driven with ability to accurately analyse data.
  • Ability to present clear evidence-based proposals and decisions.
  • Understanding of wider implications on customers / rest of the business in decision making.
  • Good knowledge of the customer journey

You will need to be self-driven and results orientated, motivated to provide the best solutions to meet the customers’ needs. This is an entrepreneurial environment that is going though huge growth – a fantastic opportunity!