Assistant Category Manager

Assistant Category Manager

Ref: JO-2203-110022 | £30000 - £32000 per annum + Additional Benefits | Location:Wembley, London, England | Added:29/04/22

Quest Search & Selection are proud to partner a global fashion & with stores in websites worldwide.

This Assistant Category Manager role is to drive the performance of a specific set of branded products across all channels .

Duties & Responsibilities for this Assistant Category Manager –

  • In conjunction with the Category Manager, you will build the budget and range, ensuring stock is ordered and allocated correctly, trading and promoting their category accurately.
  • KPI’s include sales, gross margin £’s and stock, intake margin, terminal stock, density, stockturn and availability targets.
  • Making sure you have the right product in the right stores at the right rime
  • Prepare range plan by grade and format and agree with Category Manager
  • Support space planning principles where applicable to ensure that the maximum return on space is achieve
  • Monitor flow of stock in and out of Distribution Centre
  • Assist in preparing sales & stock plans, range and buying plans which meet sale & stock and intake margin targets
  • Contribute to profit management through accurate forecasting and recommendations on action

To be successful in this Assistant Category Manager –

  • 3 years + experience within a Assistant or Junior Category Manager, Branch Merchandising, Central or Space Planning role in a retail setting
  • PC literate with strong Excel skills and working knowledge of planning systems
  • Experience of working with branded product with a multi-site buying or merchandising function both in stores and online.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • Understanding of key metrics of the merchandising functions such as OTB, Range reviews and sales and stock intake
  • Highly numerate & an analytical mindsetDemonstrably high level of commercial awareness

The benefits of this Assistant Category Manager role-

  • Bonus Potential
  • 24 days holidays
  • 5% contributory pension
  • 2/3 days working in office

If you are keen to be part of a new organisation that is growing globally and is a market leader in their field, please send your cv today!

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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