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Senior Category Manager

Senior Category Manager

Your new company

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you looking for progression ?

If so, We've had an exciting new role come in for the High Wycombe area. My Client are a Technology Retailing Company, who provide world class training and are looking for a driven candidate to join their Procurement team.

My client are currently going though a transformation period looking at a new online and accessories strategy after a successful in store retail campaign

Your new role

The purpose of the role is to define the category trading strategy needed to support the delivery of the company budget in your area, and to create and execute compelling customer propositions across your category, both online and in store to achieve sales, net margin and rebate targets.

The successful candidates main responsibilities are:

  • To create a promotional plan for your category, brief POS and promotional changes to deliver category execution online and in store.
  • To measure performance daily, taking action where required to ensure sales, net margin and rebates are achieved, renegotiating cost prices and margin support as required.
  • To identify, negotiate and deliver incremental revenue including additional funding for promotional activity and rebates.
  • To identify and develop new and innovative business ideas and product opportunities.

What you'll need to succeed

  • A strong buyer, with category management experience, a minimum of 5-7 years experience in a ahead office commercial retail environment, combined with a proven track record.
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills who is a self motivated, organised, has the ability to multi task and deliver to tight deadlines, and a daily drive to win!
  • Strong computer skills including an advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint are essential.
  • Highly numerate with a methodical approach to work.
  • Excellent relationship building skills- realises the value of maintaining good working relationships with key contacts.
  • Confident and assertive in decision making, both working alone and as part of a team.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays West And Wales
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Industry Sector
£66000 to £72000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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