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Category Manager

Job Title: Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94700
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: JFS.42898.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 21, 2014 08:44

Job Description

TITLE Category Manager SALARY £45,000 LOCATION Midlands Ref.94701 A Leading community retailer is currently looking to appoint an experienced and talented Category Manager to join their dynamic and high performing team. As the Category Manager, you will be expected to:- * Develop category strategies at a regional and global level * Deliver customer and channel input into the category plans and strategy * Coordinate with other members of the global category management team to develop a customer focused category and business development plan * Deliver the key financial KPIs of margin, sales, stock & cash. * Own brand share and supplier income for the category. * Maintain a productive relationship with vendors that are mutually beneficial, as well as creating an engaging relationship with customers that are interactive and satisfying. * Responsible for negotiating pricing, delivery and payment terms with vendors. To qualify for this position, the following experience is required: * The qualification of a successful category manager include both hard and soft management skills, analytical and retail management skills, as well as people relationship skills. * A successful category manager also needs to be intuitive and personable in order to manage the people part of the retail equation. * Must have proven track record in meeting and exceeding, sales, profitability and category exit targetsThis is a challenging position which in return assures a rewarding salary package. If you have the drive and determination to succeed within a highly rewarding environment, please apply now. 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.