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Bakery Category Manager - Retail

Job Title: Bakery Category Manager - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northern Ireland
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SSP91385
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.49880.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 11, 2013 21:26

Job Description

Great opportunity for an individual with Commercial Scratch Bakery experience in the UK & Ireland. As a [Category Manager](/searches/category-manager-jobs) for this leading supermarket brand, you will provide expert coaching and support in Head Office & the Region in order to deliver store & regional KPIs & targets and establish a market-leading difference in the bakery division. Your role will be to oversee the Bakery division in all store formats, to ensure the strategic plan is implemented. Other responsibilities will include: * Development and implementation of category plans and ranging * Best practice manuals * Stock audits and be able to minimise wastage to proved a full list of stock offering * Weekly store visits * POS merchandising in store * Recruitment * Store margin and weekly analysis of this * Waste management * KPIs * Sales & margin delivery * On-shelf Availability * Mystery Shopping * Food Safety Ultimately the engagement of your team in delivering KPIs and driving the vision of being a no. 1! To be successful in this position, you must have: * Comprehensive Bakery experience within a Buying, Category Management, Planning or Area Management capacity * Scratch Bakery within a retail supermarket environment * Have dealt with all the Profit & Loss and Margin delivery as per budget Accountability of wastage and food safety grades A relocation package can also be negotiated for the right candidate. If this sounds like you please e-mail your CV quoting the reference SSP91385.