Category Manager

Location
England,Northamptonshire
Salary
£55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted
13 September 2017
Closes
11 October 2017
Ref
13856748/001
Contact
Sophie Shanu
Job Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
* Fantastic opportunity to join a global retail company in a unique role

* Experienced Category Manager with excellent commercial skills required


Client Details

Our client is a leading global FMCG retailer established for over 100 years. They aim to provide their customers with products of the highest quality whilst providing outstanding service to their customers by maintaining their friendly spirit.


Description

The Category Manager will be responsible for researching and understanding key trends within the fashion market in order to develop strategic Category plans. They will work collaboratively with internal teams in order to understand the current market and make recommendations on new and existing products. They will ensure that the Category strategy is commercially viable ensuring that the product range delivers key KPI's working cohesively with buying, commercial and campaigns teams to deliver results. The successful Category Manager will be a confident communicator who is able to influence at a senior level. They will lead by example and will have experience in leading direct reports and encouraging them to develop their Category skills.


Profile

The successful Category Manager will have:



A commercial Mind-set



Demonstrable Category Management experience



Excellent communication & influencing skills



Internal stakeholder management experience



Outstanding leadership skills



A passion for the fashion industry


Job Offer

£55,000 - £68,000+ Car Allowance + Benefits

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