Assistant Category Manager

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Rochdale
Salary
£18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted
30 Aug 2018
Closes
27 Sep 2018
Ref
3408813
Contact
Bethany Hardman
Function
Buyer
Sector
Retail
Job 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 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
They are looking for someone who has strong communication skills, the ability to work independently or as a team. You will need to have 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. Also having worked within a similar role and having product knowledge and the understanding of pricing and margins. Having a UK driving license is preferred.


What you'll get in return
You will receive an excellent completive salary of up to £20,000, 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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