Trading Category Manager - Vitamins / Supplements

Bis Henderson
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Trading Category Manager – vitamins / supplements

9 months fixed term Contract

£30,000 - £38,000 plus car, and bonus


Our retail Client is looking for a Trading Category manager for a 9 month fixed term contract due to maternity leave cover. Ideally you will have a retail buying background and be responsible for the buying strategy of your category. Reporting into a Senior Category Manager your role will be to source and develop the product range for retail.

The role:

* Review category performance and work with suppliers to develop product ranges
* Launch new category plans, develop supply base and gain in depth customer knowledge
* Manage and measure supplier relationships whilst driving negotiations
* Ensure stock availability by working closely with the supply chain team and analyse slow moving stock

Required experience:

* Retail buying of a trading category – food, ingredients, etc
* Strong analytical and Excel skills
* Demonstrable negotiation skills
* Flexible with the ability to achieve tight deadline
* Excellent influencing and persuasive
* Strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills.

If your background fits this position please do not hesitate to get in contact with Bis Henderson

This is a 9-month maternity cover contract role.

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