Category Manager

Location
England, West Midlands, Coventry
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Ref
JN -062017-132738
Contact
BMS
Function
Marketing
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Category Manager -
  • Private label category management
  • Exciting company with a great culture
  • Ownership of category


The company recruiting the Category Manager:

Based in Coventry this global award-winning company has open plan, modern office space, free parking and easy links to the motorway and public transport making it an ideal place to work. The team are friendly and welcoming with a wealth of experience. With lots of Progression opportunity in the company this is a fantastic place for an experience Category Manager looking for a challenge in a well-known and respected brand in the construction / building industry.
  • Company culture; charity events, award / team building days
  • Training and career progression UK and globally
  • A strong respected brand name and leading in the industry



The role for Category Manager:

As the Category Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategy to develop own brand range. You will have the ability to travel within the UK to manage the relationships with customers /suppliers and internal stakeholders. Your objective will be to achieve profitable growth within the private label category, influencing range , pricing, tenders etc.
  • Develop category strategy
  • Selecting and relationship management with suppliers
  • Developing pricing strategy
  • Range analysis


The requirements for Category Manager:

The company are looking for an experienced Category Manager preferably within the building materials, retail or multi-site distribution.
  • Supplier negotiation and management
  • Procurement and contract negotiation
  • Developing a Category strategy
  • Commercial and strategic thinker
  • UK driving licence


The package for Digital Marketing Manager:
  • Car
  • Bonus
  • 31 days holiday
  • Life insurance
  • Discounts
  • Pension