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Category Manager

Employer
Search Consultancy
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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Category Manager

Central London, Hybrid working, Excellent Benefits

This is a great opportunity within an established yet growing consumer durables and retail organisation who have had an impressive 2021. Having seen significant growth over the past 18 months they're at the very forefront of their industry and are now looking for a Category Manager to add to their experienced marketing team in London.

As the Category Manager you'll be responsible for developing and delivering the strategy to ensure the function is operating in line with the objectives of the business to add value, mitigate supply chain risk and deliver cost savings. Along with ongoing management of their purchasing strategy and activity aligned to certain categories. Manage end of line ranges and aged stock through the business whilst achieving budgeted margin targets. Develop a promotional calendar and strategy for the year to achieve sales, margin, and market share target.

We're looking to speak to candidates with a proven background in Retail and Trade who have been responsible for managing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers at a senior and strategic level. You'll have previously set the annual category budgets, ensure that purchasing strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets. You'll have the ability to evaluate challenges faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities, contributing to overall business strategy and annual budget process.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that has rapidly grown over recent months and are dedicated to their employees success and well being.

Salary on offer is £50,000 dependent on experience, so if you're not currently in the London area this is an excellent opportunity to relocate for!

For a confidential discussion please call Angela on 07990530660
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