- 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
With the growth of organized retail stores and businesses, services of a retail recruitment agency are needed by major retail companies and businesses, and we are here to help.
At RetailFocus, we provide retail staffing solutions for our clients and our services meet all types of retailing needs.
If you are a jobseeker and interested in working within the retail industry, with our vast knowledge and a wide database of job vacancies, we can increase your likelihood of finding the perfect position.
For the employers, we have a range of recruitment services available that can aid you in filling up the open positions in your company.