Category Manager – Health and Beauty
Salary up to £50,000
Calling all Category Managers !
I'm currently working with a well know Health and Beauty brand looking for a Category Manager to join their team.
•Continuously review Category performance and the market place, to ensure you understand how your area is currently trading, and how you can build on this.
•Work with the Own-Label Buying and Product Development Teams, and the supplier base, to deliver an innovative and profitable product rang
•Lead supplier negotiations and joint business planning for our key strategic partners, to maximise profitability, ensuring that suppliers meet requirements on margin, marketing support and delivery performance.
•Lead the promotional trade planning process and master plan for the category
•Deliver range reviews for your category focussed on meeting the needs of our customers, and delivering profitable growth.
•Work with the Trade Planning and marketing teams to maximise the success of promotional activity and NPD launches.
•Work with the Digital team to understand our customer behaviour online and tailor purchasing mechanics for trial, conversion & repeat.
•Provide information and analysis to assess levels of slow moving & dormant stock and work with the team to clear.
•Experience of Category Management or Buying.
•Good negotiation skills and influencing skills.
•Strong communication and time management skills.
•Track record of working independently.
•Ability to build relationships both with suppliers and internal multi-discipline teams.
•Strong numeracy and analytical ability to find trends and patterns from reports.