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Senior Category Manager-up to £80k-Somerset-Growing Business

Car Package

Buying and Merchandising

South West




Job Description

Senior Category Manager - Somerset - up to £80k ( Car & Package) - Fast Growing Business

Senior Category Manager - Somerset - up to £80k ( Car & Package) - Fast Growing Business. This a fantastic opportunity for individuals with Senior Category Management experience, ideally within a retail environment, to join an fast growing, dynamic business. This is a newly created position in which you will have direct influence on the strategic direction and end to end delivery of your category whilst developing a high performing team.

Within this Senior Category Manager role you will:

  • Full responsibility and accountability for delivery of commercial category KPI's (Stock, Sales and Profit) whilst supporting internal partners to deliver upon their targets.
  • Accountable for the formulation and delivery of a customer focused plan for your category in line with stakeholder expectations. Using collaborative approach and strong relationships with stakeholders to deliver plan.
  • Lead, motivate and develop a high performing team whilst building and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships (internal and external) to deliver the category plan.
  • Creation and communication of the Category plan - monitoring, reporting on and utilising board level key metrics to pro-actively drive and deliver strategic and operational activity.
  • Development and monitoring of budgets following pro-active creation and setting of financial targets.
  • Maximisation of visibility of the product category through determining strategic positioning.

What qualities will you need for this Senior Category Manager role?

  • A result driven professional with experience in a Category Management and/or Commercial Role, preferably in a Retail Environment.
  • A pro-active and engaging leader with experience developing a high performing team ensuring appropriate succession plans in place.
  • Proven experience in managing and developing relationships at every level of the business with particular focus on board level relationships.
  • Experience working on long term strategic planning and trading at a tactical level.
  • Solid knowledge of financial/budgeting processes & performance reporting
  • Ability to build outstanding interpersonal relationships with excellent communication skills.

If you are have Senior Level Category Management experience and are looking for a fast paced, dynamic Category Management position, please get in touch today!


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