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Contact
Amanda Anderson

Area
Telford
Job type
Permanent
Salary
Up to £50k per annum (depending on experience)
Reference
AA26107
Date added
Tuesday, 21st May 2024

Do you have experience in the retail / e-commerce / goods for re-sale sector?

Do you have experience leading and managing retail buying teams?

If you really love to manage and develop ranges and leading the way in the products you offer, and have experience in leading Purchasing activities in the products for re-sale sector, then we have a great opportunity where you can really make your mark by joining a growing business as a Category Manager. This company are still in their “early-years” so as the Category Manager you have the chance to be a key player and be rewarded for driving the business forwards.

They have some exciting plans for the future and have already made a reputable name for themselves in their niche market.

As the Category Manager, you will be getting involved in:

  • Managing and developing product ranges to support business growth
  • Driving innovation through product development and introducing new lines
  • Leading the sourcing and procurement activities within the business including negotiations for costs and terms and conditions, supplier management etc
  • Ensuring effective margin management
  • Leading the team of Buyers and supporting their development
  • Analysing data to ensure informed decision-making

What experience will you need?

  • Previous experience in a retail or e-commerce Buying environment
  • Experience in leading and managing a team
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability
  • Previous experience in buying / trading/ product development will be essential
  • Excellent commercial acumen with the ability to identify opportunities
  • Confident negotiation skills and experience managing supplier selection processes
  • Previous experience in a Category Manager / Buying Manager / Purchasing Manager / Senior Buyer / Product Manager role within the goods-for-resale market will be essential

The application process:

Our mission is to support our clients in their creation of an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce. We are committed to providing a barrier-free recruitment process, so if you require any reasonable accessibility adjustments within the application process, then please make it known at the earliest opportunity.

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we’re able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won’t be retained. So, if you’re not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.


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