Assistant Category Manager (Maternity Cover)

Location
England,West Yorkshire,Dewsbury
Salary
£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted
08 August 2017
Closes
05 September 2017
Ref
3092522
Contact
Rebecca Diffley
Job Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An excellent B2C company based in Dewsbury are seeking to recruit x2 Assistant Category fixed term contracts.

Your new company
An exciting opportunity has become available for a Temporary Category Controller within the Category Management team. Your main focus of responsibility will be analysis of performance of item and module level performance, leading to recommendations for and execution of retailer plan builds.

Your new role
This is very much a customer liaising role, along with regular and close communication with a wide range of internal departments. The role involves a wide range of activities and responsibilities, the key elements being:

* Analysis and interpretation of item level performance to make recommendations for displays to the customer.
* Project management of the display builds.
* Strict adherence to critical date paths.
* Working closely with the Product Development, Product Marketing, Business Information teams & third party suppliers in order to make recommendations to ensure the account receives the most appropriate product ranges.
* Regular plan maintenance activity through identification of swap and re-distribution requirements.
* Collation of samples and product information for display set up.
* Competitive and product trend analysis.

What you'll need to succeed
For this exciting and challenging role we are seeking a highly motivated individual with keen analytical and communication skills, attention to detail and advanced Excel skills. You must possess the ability to work under pressure, with a flexible approach and adapt to changing priorities in order to meet strict deadlines and performance standards in a demanding environment.

What you'll get in return

* 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays (pro rata)
* Free Parking
* Staff Shop
* Onsite Canteen
* Competitive Salary

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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