Categtory Manager

Location
England,Warwickshire,Rugby
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
05 December 2018
Closes
02 January 2019
Ref
13974917/001
Contact
Daniel Evans
Job Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am urgently looking to speak to interested candidates regarding up to 3 new Category Manager roles for a leading manufacturing business.


Client Details

My clients are a leading manufacturing business who have shown continued growth and are looking to expand the team.


Description

As Category Manager you will be responsible for the future direction and success of the product categories within your area of responsibility, driving end-to-end product strategy.

Key Responsibilities

Develop and maintain a deep understanding of the market, to continually improve our product proposition.

* Competitors - strategic direction, market share product service offering
* Customers - expectations, buying behaviour, knowledge and perception
* Market Trends - areas of growth and decline, macro factors and their impact

You will also identify and develop future product pipeline opportunities to deliver market driven product ranges, supporting Strategy 20-21 and the drive for continued growth. Innovation in their market offering will be a key driver of future success.


Profile

The successful candidate will have an extensive Product & Category Management background in both a manufacturing and a trade/retail environment ion addition to the following.

* Experience managing a high-volume SKU count with multiple suppliers into multi market channels
* Strong product selection and range building experience
* Evaluate opportunities/challenges & take a positive, pro-active approach to decision making
* Able to lead by example and create a positive working environment for the team
* Able to communication with, engage and influence stakeholders at all levels
* Strong Analytical/research capabilities
* Strong People Management


Job Offer

Competitive Salary and Package

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