Retail Category Manager

Recruiter
MOTO HOSPITALITY LTD
Location
Toddington
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Retail Category Manager
Does this role and its responsibilities sound a perfect match for you and your experience? A great opportunity based in our offices in Toddington South has arisen within our Retail Team for a Retail Category Manager.
Job Purpose Summary:
To manage a group or category of products within our Retail and Forecourt shop areas. You will be responsible for the ranging/sourcing, pricing and overall promotion of product categories to maximise customer appeal. Manage supplier relationships to achieve the Company goal to increase sales and profitability whilst driving sustainable growth.
Responsibilities
* Managing relationships with external suppliers and internal stakeholders.
* Analyse data or insights to determine consumer trends.
* Devise development strategies for product and detailed category plans.
* Foster trust relationships with suppliers to achieve joint business plans.
* Place appropriate orders to ensure product availability meets consumer demands
* Develop planograms to maximise product placement
* Develop a promotional plan for chosen products
* Collaborate with suppliers to expand product categories and introduce newness
* Make forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of inventory
* Assume responsibility of budget development and revenue income streams for the categories
* Manage product supply tender processes and draft supplier contracts
Requirements
* Proven experience as category manager or similar role
* Solid knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles
* Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods
* Proficient in MS Office including advanced Excel skills
* An analytical mind with a strategic ability
Personal Skills
* Self motivated and goal driven
* Excellent negotiation, communication and people skills
* Entrepreneurial flair and the ability to spot commercial opportunity
* A can-do attitude
* Ability to work well within a team

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