Category Manager - Interim - option for remote working

Recruiter
Anne Corder Recruitment Limited
Location
Bourne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1262414402
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working for a market leading organisation, you will be covering a gap in their Category Management team on contract until the end of February 2020.

You will have experience in developing and managing product categories, product development and optimising commercial product terms. You will be working as part of an established team with very close links to sales, supply chain, and marketing - the ability to quickly establish rapport and efficient working relationships with a range of stakeholders is key.

It is essential that you have experience in working within a Category Management role to ensure you hit the ground running and quickly start adding value.

You will be:

Developing and maintain market information, price and product range comparatives, competitor information, benchmarking to ensure a relevant and differentiated product set
  • Liaising with the technical team to ensure our product set within retail is compliant with all necessary regulations
  • Defining, developing and implementing the new product development roadmap
  • Developing range strategies and individual product specifications
  • The point of contact for proofing and artwork implementation for the retail ranges
  • Developing briefs and collaborate with marketing to secure powerful branding for our product brands
  • Identifying and bringing to market profitable new products for the retail sector.
  • Liaising with supply chain and operations to ensure appropriate inputs to optimize stock levels

Your office base will be Bourne, Lincolnshire however our client is happy to look at remote working, reduced hour, or both in order to make sure they fill this critical role. You will be highly commercial and solutions minded - able to quickly build effective relationships with clients and colleagues. You need to be influential and persuasive and confident dealing with a range of different stakeholders.

Anne Corder Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying you will be registered as a candidate with Anne Corder Recruitment Ltd, your personal data may be added to our database as part of the application process. Our privacy policy is available on our website (annecorder.co.uk) and explains how we will use your data.

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