category manager space, range and merchandising

home counties
up to £55,000 plus excellent package
19 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Category Manager space, range and merchandising – up to £55,000 plus excellent package – Home Counties




An excellent opportunity has arisen within a leading successful retail client who is seeking a category manager to join their dynamic and expanding team in the Home Counties to join their expanding team.




The successful category manager must have demonstrable experience of a category role gained from a food or convenience retailer. Your responsibilities as the category manager will to develop category strategies that will deliver the sales and profit targets. This will include pricing initiatives, promotional strategies and layout and merchandising initiatives.  You will manage internal and external stakeholders to optimise your categories. In addition the role has a strategic element focused on identifying new concepts and services and bringing them to market. You will be someone who can identify new areas of opportunity and develop and gain commitment for your category strategy. You will have excellent negotiation and influencing skills and will be able to demonstrate a can do attitude.




Skills: buying skills, Commercial Management, category management, space and range, merchandising, Marketing Principles, Negotiation and influencing skills, analysis, strategic thinking, project management






This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your category management career with a leading retailer, in an environment and culture that supports your personal development you will be rewarded for your hard work with a competitive salary and a generous salary of up to £55,000 plus package




Full detailed job spec provided on application so please forward CV’s 


If you do not hear back within 7 days the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. We are a specialist in the consumer sector and as such most of our vacancies require candidates with experience in the consumer market. We will therefore retain your details and contact you if we can be of some assistance to you in your search

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