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Category Manager - Non-Food

Job Title: Category Manager - Non-Food
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95256
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.42645.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: April 17, 2014 17:16

Job Description

A leading retailer is looking to recruit a Category Manager to oversee a number of different product categories within Non-food. As a Category Manager you will be responsible for the buying & planning of a range of products to achieve targets and maximise turnover and profitability. The Category is Household looking after the non-food, including, heath, beauty & household categories. Like for Like product is not essential however is looking for an established, progressive Buyer /Category Manager within an Bluechip, fast moving retailer who has led teams and have showcased being able to work to objectives and develop your team and supplier relationships. The Responsibilities for this role include: * Plan and develop a profitable and commercial product range · Negotiate and monitor terms with suppliers Development and planning of ranges * Inventory & Availability · Maintain sales and profit according to budget * · Responsible for the promotional programme to maximise profit and sales * Leader ship & development of your team. To be successful in the position you must have - * Category Management or Buying experience within a retail background. * Track record of success within your career * Have lead and coached to deliver outstanding results as part of a team * Budgeting & Forecasting capability * Excellent communication at all levels * Maintain and developed supplier relationships In return you will work for a retail with a great national business and will have the opportunity to develop your career for the long term, including share option, car and various other benefits. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q95256. 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.