Category Development Manager – West Midlands

Details
Reference:
59100
Sectors:
Commercial / Business Development / Sales, Procurement / Purchasing
Salary:
£ 45,000 to £ 55,000 per annum
Benefits:
c£45-55k + car + excellent benefits
Town/City:
West Midlands
Contract Type:
Permanent
Description

The company

An excellent opportunity to be part of an exciting, global business, with a strong presence in the UK and an extensive portfolio of well-known brands.

This is an exciting new position, part of a developing and dynamic team, with excellent opportunities for career development.

 

The challenge…

 

Create and deliver the Customer Proposition for a major business category, with regard to Product, Pricing and Promotional Strategy, ultimately driving sales, increasing market share and profit.Own and deliver Category Trading plans to deliver the Customer Proposition, thereby driving category growth.Accountability for and drive the implementation of the range within the businessBe accountable for the Price Position of the categoryBe the authority on Product detail, specification and performanceGain and develop market, competitor and product knowledge to influence Category performanceGenerate reports and analyse data to act on/ make recommendations on Range, Pricing, Sales Plans, PromotionsSupport the Category Assistants, in their role as the first line of contact for internal customers and stakeholdersRepresent Category Function at Operational and other Business’ meetings, deputise for Director as necessaryBuild and maintain successful relationships at all levels within the business and with customers

 

What You’ll Bring…

 

The successful candidate will have demonstrable commercial awareness and expertise within a customer focussed trading environment, together with proven experience of supplier management.

 

You will also require experience of ascertaining customer behaviours and requirements and be resilient and able to constructively challenge and influence.

Company Details for MVP Search & Selection
Main Contact:
MVP Search & Selection
Tel:
01905 773 370
Website:
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