Category Manager

£65000 - £80000 per annum
16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
AK - CL100123MC
Aoife Kelly
Job Type
Luxury British fashion and footwear brand are looking for a category manager to join their team.

This is a new role for this lifestyle and outdoors company to broaden their category range and drive sales.(footwear, apparel, accessories, gifting).

This role is accountable writing the seasonal briefs:
*Identifying who is the consumer (with Marketing)
*Where to target distribution (with sales)
*What products to sell ( accountable for the product dimension- after consultation with sales, marketing & product development)

The Role:

*Category - what are the ways to grow the category and what are the limitations

*Responsible for briefing all new and existing product development, across categories.

*Working with the product team to bring product to market in line with the seasonal delivery schedule.

*Resource and budget planning,in line with geographic and channel priorities.

*Maximize the commercial return for the category - defined in terms of sales, gross margin and profit.

*Merchandising mind-set with deep understanding of data in its relationship to product success.

*Strong analytical skills - quick to identify patterns and trends within consumer, customer and competitor behaviours.


*The CM must have FMCG experience
*A traditional retail background with experience of apparel would be an advantage
* Management experience of a sizable range with a clear understanding of turn cycles
*Premium luxury brand experience -desirable.

Great opportunity with a great company. Don't miss out apply today.

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