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Category Manager

Isleworth, London
Job Type
11 Nov 2020

Our client is the largest distributor in the world. They operate in 27 countries servicing a variety of industries in construction, utilities, transport, etc Focussing on safety, multi risk clothing, protection etc  They have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and commercial Category Manager to join their Head Office.

Category Manager - The Role:

- Influencing of key functions to deliver strategic objectives
- Managing costs, suppliers and managing teams 
- Building a commercially viable promotional plan that supports commercial / category strategy
- Project Management of range reviews, initiatives and activities.
- Negotiation of supplier terms and trading support.
- Identification of commercially viable range opportunities
- Ensuring engagement across all internal and external functions and at all levels
- Managing and developing a team (where appropriate)
- Creating a category strategy to meet the customer and business needs

Category Manager - The Candidate:

- Degree level or equivalent work experience 
- Experience in category management  
- Strong analytical capability  
- Good interpersonal skills and negotiation skills
- Able to work at pace 
- Flexible to changing demands 
- Takes ownership for actions and managing workload

Category Manager - The Package:

- Competitive salary

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  • Job Reference: 00000125-1
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2020
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
    u&i Recruitment Ltd
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  • Location: Isleworth, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Retail & Consumer Products, Sales & Marketing, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent