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Head of Category- Furniture and Upholstery

Job Title: Head of Category- Furniture and Upholstery
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92529
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.04485.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 29, 2013 12:56

Job Description

One of UKs largest online retailers is opening its doors for an experienced Head of Category to join their team and lead the Furniture and Upholstery category. The role of the Head of Category will have the following responsibilities: * Management of profit and loss within the assigned range. * Leading a team of Ecommerce Managers, Merchandisers and Assistants. * Product mixing, sourcing, merchandising and marketing to drive the categorys development. * Developing good offers by effective product selection, pricing and promotion. * Delivery of sales and profit growth plan. * Maintain long term supplier relationships. The ideal Head of Category will have the following skills and qualifications: * A solid background in Category Management within an FMCG or retail business. * A good track record working as a retail analyst for a top tier consultancy. * Ability to work effectively with a team. * Good commercial acumen. * Competitive attitude with an entrepreneurial spirit. * Good social and networking skills at every level. This is an exciting opportunity with a guaranteed excellent package that awaits the successful candidate. If you thrive on challenges of this sort and enjoy hitting the ground running, please submit 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.