Category Manager - Gifts & Souvenirs

5 days left

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted
08 Sep 2016
Closes
06 Oct 2016
Ref
VP - 050955
Contact
Victoria Partington
Function
Buyer
Job Type
Permanent
Category Manager - Gifts & Souvenirs

Delivering a product offer that exceeds expectations and achieves sales and profit targets through the development of a commercial range in keeping with the clubs vision & values.

The responsibilities of this role include:
*Developing and overseeing the range strategy, ensuring the range is without gaps or duplication, and that the season is logically and commercial through-out
*Operating an effective and timely product sign off process in line with the buying calendar.
*Manage the product range from concept to clearance to achieve and exceed retail budgets
*Developing, managing and monitoring the critical path to deliver availability against plan
*Supporting development of a flexible supply chain that enables in-season response to sales trends, on pitch success and supply base changes
*Identifying potential suppliers and negotiating commercially viable contracts.

Positions within this successful premiership football club are highly sought after and rarely available. To be considered for this role you should be operating at senior AB/assistant category manager or buyer/category manager level and have experience gained within a high street gifting or souvenir background.

Benefits include:
*Basic salary of up to £50,000 depending on experience
*Bonus, healthcare, pension, two season tickets (or cash equivalent)
*25 days holiday

Our client is one of the UK's most successful premiership football clubs. Their retail arm covers mobile and retail shops, licensees, online, franchisees, international and wholesale. With global growth plans in place for the next 5 years, they offer an innovative and autonomous working environment.

For a confidential conversation about the above role please email victoria.partington@rhr.co.uk

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