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Category Manager - West Midlands - up to £45k

£30000 - £40000

Buying and Merchandising

West Midlands

Retail

Permanent

13477/002_1535035811

Job Description

Category Manager - West Midlands - up to £40k - Unique Opportunity

Category Manager - West Midlands - up to £40k - Unique Opportunity. This a fantastic opportunity for individuals with Retail Category Management looking to join a unique and fast-growing business. This is a newly created position in a dynamic and fast-growing team, you will have direct influence on the strategic direction and end to end delivery of your category.

Within this Category Manager role you will:

  • Accountability and timely management of promotional activity for category; ensuring margin is maintained and improved, working with suppliers to ensure in line with seasonal trends.

  • Responsibility for the creation and delivery of annual sales and turnover budget for category - ongoing monitoring, analysis and reporting of performance vs budget making recommendations where possible.

  • Pro-actively work with new and existing suppliers on new product development, placing and branding ensuring in line with operational requirements. Ongoing and ad-hoc reviews to identify risks and opportunities, escalating and taking action where required.

  • Working closely with internal and external stakeholders with regards to Marketing and Promotion of products, maintaining strong working relationships and communications to take advantage of new opportunities where possible.

  • Provide weekly summary of performance within areas of responsibility, relating to sales, stock, profit and promotions and markdown versus budget and last year.

  • Working closely with retail and supplier counterparts to reduce stock loss and wastage, ensuring the best commercially viable margin for products, in conjunction with company policies and procedures.

  • Ensuring Health and Safety standards and procedures are upheld both internally and externally; identifying and minimising risks; working with relevant internal teams regarding the auditing of suppliers accordingly

What qualities will you need for this Category Manager role?

  • Excellent inter-personal skills.

  • Previous experience within a Head Office Category Management position.

  • Professional, organised, methodical and efficient.

  • Advanced Planning and analytical skills (advanced Excel skills).

  • Promotes personal credibility through working productively.

  • Works independently with effective time management.

  • To show a willingness to learn and self-develop.

If you have Category Manager experience and looking for your next opportunity, please get in touch today!

Website: www.admore-recruitment.co.uk

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