Assistant Category Development Manager

Celesio UK
From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Category Development Manager

37.5 hours/ Permanent

Competitive Salary

Coventry, CV2

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Celesio UK, a pioneering provider of integrated healthcare services and employer of 25,000 people, have an exciting opportunity for a Assistant Category Development Manager.

Based at our Head Office at the Walsgrave Triangle in Coventry the Assistant Category Development Manager will support the delivery of the OTC (over the counter) supplier strategy across Celesio UK. This will include supporting the delivery of supplier management strategy and supporting the Category Development Manager to develop the retail margin strategy to ensure delivery of budgeted targets.

We are looking for someone who has worked in a trading environment such as a Senior Assistant or Junior Buyer and someone with commercial acumen and an analytical brain. There is a lot of cross functional working within the role across Operations, Finance and externally with suppliers; as such we will need a strong resilient communicator as well.

In return you will join an integral part of the business with the opportunity to network cross functionally and really make an impact within the role.

Celesio is a fantastic business that is ever growing and this is a perfect time to join a company that is going on a journey that you can be part of…


This role is based at our Support Centre in Coventry, Walsgrave Triangle, CV2 2TX. We are located just off junction 2 of the M6, easily accessible by car. If using public transport, we are 5.5 miles from Coventry train station, approx. 40 minutes by bus from the station.

Company & Rewards:

Celesio UK

Celesio UK, is an inspired and inspiring career choice. A pioneering provider of integrated healthcare services, we are unique and innovative, with career options that are found nowhere else.No other organisation in our sector provides the end-to-end offering that we do… from the buying of pharmaceuticals from manufacturers, right through the whole supply and distribution chain to dispensing. We’re one team with one purpose… to effectively, efficiently and passionately deliver innovative healthcare services that equip and inspire more positive lives.

Rewards and benefits

Wherever you work with Celesio, you will enjoy a uniquely rewarding career. You will be challenged but well remunerated, assume real responsibility but be well trained and developed to undertake it. You’ll work hard but be recognised for your contribution and be able to keep a healthy work/life balance. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a valuable benefits package which includes generous holiday, pension scheme, professional support and relevant training, childcare vouchers, option to buy additional holiday and an employee discount scheme. What’s more, we regularly review our rewards package and it is improving all the time. The office itself is a fantastic space with free parking and a fantastic subsidised restaurant and coffee area where you can get healthy salads, meals, drinks and snack throughout the day at discounted prices.

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