Buyer / Assistant Category Manager

Badenoch & Clark
25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
09 Mar 2019
23 Mar 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
A market leading retail organisation is currently looking for an Assistant Category Manager to join their busy Procurement team

Key duties:
* To continuously review current Category Performance and the market place.
* Management and control of the Supplier base in their Categories to source an innovative and profitable product range to meet anticipated demand of the customer base and improve the commercial performance of the Category
* Be involved in Supplier negotiations to maximise profits on Branded and Own Label product ensuring that all suppliers are meeting requirements on margin, marketing support and delivery performance
* Coordinate Category activity with internal and external stakeholders
* Work with the Marketing team to maximise the success of promotional activity through accurate sales and product forecasting.
* Work with the Buying Team to develop new and exciting products for the Category.

Ideally we are looking for candidates with previous experience in a Buyer or Category Management position. It is essential you are a strong negotiator with excellent influencing skills.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking, global and market leading organisation. Please apply online now for immediate consideration

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