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Category & Merchandiser Manager

Location: BASILDON, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 50,000.00-60,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 1
Posted: over 1 year ago Reference: X3-242698

I am working with a growing national distribution business with a yearly turnover of over 50 million and they require a Category & Merchandising Manager to join the team.

With 5 direct reports, and a team of 12 people, the role’s responsibilities are to ensure each member of the team is aware and accountable for their ranges and are planning and developing specific product ranges and go to market activity to meet the needs of our target customers.


 Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • • Deliver the relevant budgeted sales and margin contribution for product ranges
  • • Define the product strategy and roadmap
  • • Present business cases for product range development
  • • Introduce new product ranges within given timescales
  • • Build best in class merchandising catalogue and web
  • • Implementation of product to merchandising such as Video, 360 imagery, multi   images, content, dimensions and drawings
  • • Develop the core positioning and messaging for products
  • • Project manage the introduction of new product ranges




Skills and experience:

  • • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Team Manager with Product or Category experience
  • • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • • Excellent teamwork skills
  • • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams
  • • Strong ability to analyse data, draw conclusions and set strategic actions
  • • Not afraid to take on the challenge and be able to get stuck in


A fantastic opportunity located in Basildon with a salary 50-60kPA

Full job description available upon request

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