Assistant Category Manager

Recruiter
Hays Retail
Location
England, Greater Manchester
Salary
£17000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
05 Sep 2018
Closes
19 Sep 2018
Ref
3408813
Contact
Bethany Hardman
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Assistant Category Manager

Your new company
I am currently recruiting for a leading and successful manufacturer and supplier who work with major Retailer's around the UK and who have been developing international accounts. They are seeking an Assistant Category Manager to join their team based at their luxury and modern head office in Rochdale and be instrumental in expanding their wholesale business.


Your new role You will work closely with the Category Manager to support in managing and developing product ranges from start to finish. You will also be involved in overseeing range analysis and category plans and strategies to help drive product sales. Additionally, you will perform inventory and supply chain management to achieve inventory turnover goals and maximize sales. You will also oversee the pricing of product across your category and help to build strong working relationships with customers for new business opportunities.


What you'll need to succeed
You will currently be in a similar role within either Category Management, Product Management or Buying and focus across the General Merchandising sector. You will also need strong communication skills, the ability to work independently or in a team. You will have an excellent word and excel skills and an understanding of MAM is desired. Ideally, you will be able to work to deadlines and work under pressure and ability to focus on multiple projects. Having a UK driving license is preferred.


What you'll get in return
You will receive an excellent completive salary of up to £25,000, the chance to thrive and develop a career with an established and successful market leader. They also offer 33 days holiday, pension and a free car park.


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