Category Manager

Job Title: Category Manager
Contract Type: Contract/ Freelance
Location: Richmond upon Thames, London
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: 01/04/2020
Reference: 1632800_1584978179
Contact Name: Lee McGoldrick
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 23, 2020 15:43

Job Description

Commercially minded, Category Manager required for an initial 6 month contract with a global eCommerce brand who are located in BEAUTIFUL RICHMOND within their PREMIUM FASHION trading team.

The Opportunity

You will be working with strategically important, sellers, brands and retailers in your areas to enable further growth in the fashion branded business. You will be responsible for both operational and commercial success.

Key responsibilities:
Lead and develop relationships with key sellers, brands and partners within the Portfolio
Build range plans, target merchandise and use levers to get products on site to drive performance
Build category and market expertise to identify opportunities
Understand the business operations and utilise insight to find growth opportunities

Strong background of driving commercial results through business development and acquisition
Background in the retail industry, ideally eCommerce. Experience in Fashion / Clothing & accessories retail is advantageous
Able to build partnerships and work in collaboration with others to meet shared objectives
Strong ability to analyse data and draw actionable insights from these
Comfortable to engage at the most senior levels within brands and retailers
Track record of building effective trading relationships with clients/suppliers/brands
Outstanding negotiation skills to source critical inventory and establish joint commercial targets
Ability to navigate change

Strong experience as a buyer, trader or merchandiser within an online retail environment. Experience in Fashion / Clothing & accessories is advantageous

This is a 6 month contract paying up to £450 per day (LTD)

If you have the relevant experience, please apply now!

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