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Senior Category Manager- Homewares

Job Title: Senior Category Manager- Homewares
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91088
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.32096.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: May 27, 2013 14:30

Job Description

Senior Category Manager- Homewares An innovative and trail-blazing online retailer is seeking a Senior Category Managers to join their ever-growing team. You will be ultimately responsible for the development of the category and its P&L and you should be able to control this by managing the product mix, sourcing, merchandising, pricing and marketing actions. Additional responsibilities include: * Effective compilation and continual monitoring of commercially viable product mix. * Monitoring sales and category growth in line with the business objectives. * Establishing and maintaining supplier relationships. * Optimising layout and functionality of the category on the website. * Finding and negotiating the best deals to develop and grow the category. * Line management of e Commerce managers, merchandisers and assistants. * Cross-functional interaction with Ops, Marketing and Tech. The ideal candidate will be: * Analytically minded. * A self-starter and natural leader. * A passionate, commercially astute entrepreneur. * A successful Category Manager with extensive FMCG and Online Retail experience. * A retail analyst from a top tier consultancy. Experience in ecommerce is absolutely essential. If you feel that your details match the above requirements, please apply using an up to date copy of your CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.