Assistant Category Manager

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Northampton, Northamptonshire | Ref: BBBH16508

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

Role Title

Assistant Category Manager- Multiple Categories- DIY/Trade


£30,000-£35,000 (DOE)

Role Profile

My client, a leading home retailer, is looking for an excellent Assistant Category Manager to join their growing head office team. This is a brand-new role for this part of the business where you will be reporting into the Category Manager. You will be responsible for the supply base strategy, promotional plans, reviewing and reporting on performance and the negotiation of the supplier trading agreement. You will also be responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of the pricing, POS and promotional activity of the bathroom department. This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and ambitious Assistant Buyer/Junior Buyer looking for a new challenge, to take a step up within a market leading retailer.


  • Develop role and intents and KPI's for the category
  • Review the customer, maket and competition to provide the relevant information to support a range review
  • Successfully plan and deliver a range review
  • Attend relevant trade shows, trade panels and project shops
  • Work with supply chain teams and understock measures and KPI's
  • Management of supplier relationships
  • Deputise for the Category Manager when required
  • Visit stores and competition regularly
  • Present to Senior Management

Skills and Experience

  • Work cross-functionally and drive strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • You must be resilient, positive and driven
  • Ability to work in fast paced, flexible and demanding workload

Client information

My client is a leading home retailer at the forefront of their market.


£30,000-£35,000 (DOE)

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