Senior eRetail Planning Manager

Job Title: Senior eRetail Planning Manager
Location: Surrey
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Reference: 15618692
Job Published: September 01, 2017 01:00

Job Description

Senior eRetail Planning Manager

Ongoing, contract role

£450 per day


Are you an experienced shopper marketing or category manager, with demonstrable experience in an eRetail or ecommerce role? Would you like to play a pivotal role in ensuring uptake of shopper marketing programmes within the ever evolving consumer technology space? If yes, then please read on!

A leading global business in consumer technologies (mobile devices, tablets, wearables, digital appliances…) has opened a brand new role to support both in life and new customer acquisition within their online retail channels. As such they are looking for a talented online marketing professional with proven experience from within a retail setting.

The role:

-Pioneering customer experience initiative and implementing a net promoter system.

-Transforming relationships with strategic international partners to collaborate on shopper programs.

-Spearheading category drivers and owning account strategy internationally.

-Identifying omni-channel category or shopper opportunities in a Pan-European setting.

-Tracking and reporting on category retailer performance.

-Optimising the "digital shelf" to enhance the etailer shopping experience.

-Enhancing traffic and conversion through online assets.

-Developing etailer toolkit and guidelines by account and channel type.

-Forecasting the impact of category drivers and measuring pilot store impact.

-Demonstrating excellent, omni-channel experience and an expert understanding of digital retail initiatives.

Experience needed:

-10+ years' experience of working in a high-performing retail sales and marketing team in an online or ecommerce category planning, shopper or merchandising role.

-Proven experience as a category manager or similar.

-A great understanding of how to apply category insight and strategy to drive sales.

-An understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods.

-Experience in working with 3rd part vendors.

-Outstanding client and stakeholder relationship management skills.

-Strong ability to translate numbers into impactful messaging.

-Able to present to senior executives with flair and confidence.

-Must have experience of an online merchandising role at operator retailer level within FMCG.

-A genuine passion for technology.