Category Director

Location
North Yorkshire
Salary
£90000 - £100000 Per Annum £90,000 - £100,000
Posted
16 Oct 2018
Closes
13 Nov 2018
Ref
378521
Contact
Ben Debnam
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
The Company

Our client is a leading sporting goods business in the UK. Due to continued growth they are looking to appoint a Category Director to manage the P&L and lead their channel strategy in a changing retail landscape.





The Role



• Develop the vision and range planning across multiple categories
• Ensure focus and clarity in all brands of cost drivers of product
• Manage a Category & Product team
• Accountable for team’s delivery of seasonal ranges
• Achieve channel financial objectives alongside the Sales team
• Develop collaborative innovation with product development
• Have an up to date, thorough, understanding of the market, including the competitor products.





The Person

Ideally you will have gained experience in a multi channel Category or Brand role with demonstrable ability to manage and develop teams. Experience in a sporting goods, or consumer durable environment would be highly desirable. In the ever changing world of retail it`s important that candidates have a solid understanding of digital channels.





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