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Category Manager - Retail

Job Title: Category Manager - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94380
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.92592.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: October 30, 2013 11:10

Job Description

A well established and highly successful FMCG business in the UK is looking to hire a dynamic and experienced Business Manager to join their growing team. Reporting to the Head of Retail Category, responsibilities will include: - Developing and implementing comprehensive category and range strategies - Creating a customer focused category that is in-line with the standards and strategies of the business in order to maximise retail sales - Monitoring competitor activities and developing insights to further drive improvements in the business - Leading, developing and motivating direct reports The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: - Educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably in Marketing, Business or another relevant subject - Demonstrable experience in a similar role with strong buying/FMCG experience and a thorough knowledge of retail - Knowledge and experience in range building and category management - Strong commercial awareness - able to analyse and present findings of the consumer and market trends - Proven track record in developing a team - Excellent relationship building and communication skills If you want to play a pivotal role in a successful and growing business, and think you have the required skills and experience,le for the successful candidate. 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.