- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Duties of a Category Manager include:
-Providing your client with customer focussed insights regarding the product and category.
-Creating and developing a long term plan and strategy for development of the category.
-Overseeing a team of analysts and other support staff.
-Driving category relationships with the large retailers.
-Becoming a leader in category ranging, pricing and promotions across customer channels.
-Leading category management projects to optimise ranges and related merchandising.
-Working alongside customer and national accounts teams to translate customer insights into strategies which drive performance.
-Managing a large portfolio of different retails brands and developing appropriate strategies for each.
-Developing strong working relationships with buying, marketing and merchandising teams is essential.
The ideal background
-You will have previous experience as a category manager ideally for a similar organisation.
-The ability to analyse and accurate conclusions to support category decisions based on key data is essential.
-A thorough understanding of retail insights is essential.
-Strong people management skills and the ability to manage and persuade at all levels of the company is essential.
-Previous experience and knowledge of a retail environment.
-Being good with numbers is essential.
About the company
Since 2003, ReadyRecruit's goal has been to simplify the recruitment process in order to build better teams. We connect organizations and top talent in Canada.