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Category Manager

Posted: 12th January 2022
Salary: £40000 per annum
Location: Yeovil
Reference: job23208

Benefits: Competitive salary

  • Remote working but attendance in the office will be required at least 2 days a week and when requested, so location needs to be within a one hour drive of Yeovil
  • 20 days holiday increasing by one day every year up to a maximum of 25 days after 5 years
  • Staff discount
  • Analyses sales data to ensure that the correct range is being offered and that any new products are justified to add into the range and will bring incremental growth to the business
  • Ensures launch plans and strategy is sound and ties in with customers dates for catalogues / online range extensions
  • Product architecture / competitor analysis – ensures we offer the most comprehensive range of accessories and PPE on the marketplace and offer the correct product specification and quality for the right price to the end user
  • Sourcing of product through existing suppliers (global) and finds new suppliers to ensure contingency at all times and working to acceptable lead times
  • Supports the Buying/Category Management team during peak times as appropriate

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the PPE market desired but not essential
  • Experience with working with global suppliers and teams 

Person Specification:

  • Passion for category management and a willingness to become immersed in the PPE and Accessories category
  • Great eye for product and recognising market trends as they emerge and recognising opportunities
  • Ability to build positive working relationships

   If this sounds like a perfect opportunity and an ideal next step or challenge then don’t hesitate and apply now!