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Category Manager - Worcestershire

Job Title: Category Manager - Worcestershire
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Worcestershire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92859
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.10700.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: November 01, 2013 09:06

Job Description

This successful retailer is looking for a Category Manager within their Homewares department; which key focus of this role is analysing the performance and making decisions of the range. This business is a market leader in their specialist field! Your responsibilities will include: * Sourcing, selecting & building a commercial range * Analysing the data and then focusing in on what is working well and what needs improving (this all comes from the figures)· * Maintaining and developing excellent supplier relations as well as negotiating cost prices, payment terms and discounts * Analyse supplier performance. * Working closely with the Visual Merchandising, Marketing and Operations teams. * Monitoring Category performance and identifying sales trends. * Reacting to in-season trading, actioning promotions or markdowns where necessary. You must be: * An experienced Merchandiser or Category Manager, ideally with homewares, fashion, outdoor background; preferable for a high-end high street retailer. Highly analytical and use of reports & excel to monitor performance of categories. * Must have experience of daily supplier relationships * Decisive in making key commercial decision * Commercially astute with good market knowledge If you are interested in this this opportunity this is a unique role within a autonomous working environment! Please apply today quoting the reference of Q92859. 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.