Trading Manager

Bis Henderson
Yeovil, UK
03 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This role is positioned within blue chip retailer, Screwfix, who last year Retail Week recognised with both the 'Best Retailer with a turnover above £250m' award and the Digital Pioneer category. Candidates with a retail background, proven negotiation skills and drive and determination but also who can work as part of a team to deliver their strategy are sought for this position.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:
  • Deliver the sales and margin targets for your category
  • Develop a rolling 12 month Trading Plan, and take measures to react to market opportunities and impacts
  • Work with the Category Manager to create and deliver a Category Plan
  • Identify and propose range, price, and promotional opportunities, based on consumer understanding and financial viability, and that deliver our customer promises of Convenience, Vale, and Product Leadership
  • Work with the Kingfisher Group and 'local suppliers' to develop and innovate our range proposition
  • Manage local supplier relationships and negotiate support / cost prices with these local vendors
  • Involvement in financial budgeting and forecasting activities
  • Continuously monitor market and consumer trends, acting on insight to ensure Screwfix always deliver for our Trade customers

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