Category Manager

Category Manager – Ecommerce Retail

Location: West Yorkshire with flexible home working

Salary: up to £70’000 (dependant on experience) plus bonus

We are seeking a highly motivated and commercial Category Manager to join in the current and future success of this thriving ecommerce retail business experiencing exceptional growth.

The ideal individual will have direct experience from the ecommerce retail industry. 

Category Manager – Ecommerce Retail

  • You will be a commercial and creative individual who can work in a culture that is faced paced and deliver results under pressure. You will strive to drive your category, developing and sourcing with an innovative and entrepreneurial approach. Strong understanding of critical path and consumer requirements with the capability to create and implement strategy effectively.  
  • You will lead an experienced team of buyers across different product category, developing and supporting in terms of personal development and business strategy for each separate category.
  • You will be surrounded by industry leaders who are extremely passionate about the business they lead – you will need to be competitive, self motivated, efficient and one who goes ‘above and beyond the call of duty’.
Category Manager - requirements

  • Currently working in a fast paced ecommerce retail business in either a homeware, hardware or electrical category.
  • Proven management experience, leading a team of buyers, junior buyers and assistant buyers.
  • Exceptional leadership skills, drive and ambition.
  • A confident communicator. Working collaboratively across all commercial teams.
  • Proven delivery of category improvements and strong sales performance.
  • Innovative approach. Proactively introducing and seeking new ideas and initiatives to drive customer spend.
We are seeking a natural leader that can communicate well, someone who can deliver projects and in a confident and effective way. An individual who can think on their feet has the foresight to anticipate issues, balancing business demands proactively whilst developing strong relationships cross functionally.

About us...

2021 sees Discover Retail celebrate our 16th year of business. We have built our foundations on long-standing relationships. It is our attention to detail, coupled with passion, perseverance and plain old hard work that really gives us our focus and dedication to succeed.

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