Category Manager | Hertfordshire / Greater London | £45,000-£55,000, flex working plus excellent benefits package | DIY/Home Categories
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a leading DIY retailer as a Category Manager on one of their trend-led categories.
This position needs a functional expert to create and lead the UK category vision driving performance across the category. You'll be a key part of the decision-making process, and therefore expected to bring your out of the box thinking to help shape and influence the direction of the business.
The role encompasses all aspects of Category Management including sourcing, ranging, pricing, strategy development, supplier management, promotional planning and ultimately delivering a product range that meets the customer needs.
- You will be a proven Category Manager, Buyer or Range Manager ideally with experience in DIY/Home/Garden categories but other transferable sectors will be considered
- Experience of managing people
- You will be a problem solver, numerate and build relationships internally and externally through the use of effective negotiating and influencing skills.
- Can Demonstrate creation and implementation of Category strategy, to include the delivery of Category plans to ensure that financial targets are met and create promotional plans including volume forecasts.
On offer is a salary and fab benefits package, plus flexibility to get that work/life balance. We'd love to hear from you if you are interested and would like to apply for the role.