Category Manager

Category Manager - Maidenhead - Circa £50k per annum

Wade Macdonald are supporting a fantastic organisation based in Maidenhead with the recruitment of a brand new position of Category Manager. This is exciting new role will be responsible for achieving sales, net margin and rebate targets.

Key responsibilities of Category Manager:

  • Manage the day-to-day business of product categories and services, ensuring sales, net margin and rebates are achieved negotiating cost prices and margin support as required

  • Select and negotiate comprehensive, compelling ranges which deliver competitive advantage

  • To identify, negotiate and deliver incremental revenue including additional funding for promotional activity and rebates

  • Responsible for supplier negotiations and the drafting of new supplier contracts outlining terms and conditions

  • To develop and maintain relationships across the business including Marketing, Supply Chain, Online, store operations via branch visits and Direct to fully understand the impact of purchasing and service decisions.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Previous experience working in a similar retail commercial role is preferred

  • Confident and assertive in decision making

  • Highly numerate with a methodical approach to work

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills

Category Manager - Maidenhead - Circa £50k per annum

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

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