Category Manager West London up to £60k

Location
West London
Salary
up to £60k
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
19 Apr 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Category Manager West London up to £60k

Are you hungry for better?

Here at Whole Foods Market we believe living well begins with eating well, that's why there are no artificial flavours, colours, preservatives or sweeteners in any of the food we sell. If you want to know what goes into the products you buy, our standards make it easy, because if it doesn't meet the standards, we won't sell it.

We are now looking for Category Manager for both our Fresh Produce & our Food Service teams based in our regional offices in Kensington.

The main responsibilities for the Category Manager role will be:

  • Developing & creating food programs that focus on quality & trends, supporting safety with all decisions.
  • Creation of systems for the teams that positively impact financial goals, quality & consistency of execution
  • Create promotional strategy that drives sales while supporting financial objectives
  • Participate in periodic store visits to ensure programs, standards & food quality are being driven at store level
  • Seek out new & exciting products that meet our quality standards and drive sales in the stores
  • Create & maintain win – win relationships with suppliers
  • Support our Global Partners and all programs in initiatives
  • Serve as resource in new store and remodel development ensuring strong return on invested capital

The Ideal Candidate for Category Manager Kensington will:

  • Will have experience in a Category Manager role previously
  • Possess outstanding commerciality underpinned by exceptional numerical & analytical skills
  • Identify new business opportunities
  • Be a skilled negotiator with the ability to influence at all levels
  • Have the gravitas to partner the senior leadership team
  • Be adept at developing lasting supplier relationships

The package for Category Manager:

  • Up to £60k DOE
  • Amazon Restricted Stock Units
  • Performance related Bonus
  • Employer pension contributions matched up to 7%

Please apply today and send your CV to Charlene.Boyce@wholefoods.com

Please note due to the high volume of responses we are unable to respond to everyone.  If you have not been contacted within 5 days of your application please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion however please do not let this discourage you from applying for future roles with Whole Foods Market.

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