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Category Manager- Various

Job Title: Category Manager- Various
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92658
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.18102.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 07, 2013 09:43

Job Description

One of the UK’s biggest home and general merchandise retailers is looking to hire a Category Manager to boost their sales and business growth and further assist in the omni-channel strategy development. As the Category Manager, you will have the following responsibilities: * Developing, implementing and communicating the category strategies to internal and external stakeholders * Managing relationships with suppliers * Managing the financial performance of the department * Overseeing the performance of the categories versus their set targets, addressing issues and providing solutions * Managing, guiding and developing a team of very experienced and commercially astute buyers The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: * Experience working in a commercial role with exposure to commercial trading * Solid track record in leading a team and developing client relationships * Strong commercial acumen * Excellent communication skills * Passion for retail and product * Keen attention to details This is a highly challenging position which in return assures a rewarding salary package circa £100k. If you enjoy these challenges and are looking to develop your career with an outstanding and successful retailer, please send us an up-to-date CV today. 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.