Junior Category Manager

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Purchasing and Procurement 
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Junior Category Manager
Based in Evesham, Worcestershire
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

The UK’s leading supplier of advice, products and services for the rural community are currently looking to recruit a confident and ambitious Junior Category Manager at their Head Office in Evesham. Reporting to and working closely alongside the Category Manager, you will manage a buying area within a designated category, and will be responsible for maximising the long-term profitability of your category of products.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an intelligent individual with an interest in Agriculture and empathy for the rural community to join a dynamic market leading business. The company provide a range of products and services for Farming, Smallholder, Equestrian, Rural Business and Country Home sectors.

Your role will involve supporting the Category Manager in the day to day management of your category; establishing excellent business relationships with external and internal suppliers and managing and influencing the planning and execution of the category strategy while earning trust and maintaining internal and external relationships.

The ideal candidate for the role will be a confident, articulate and proactive individual, looking for an opportunity to develop their career within a market leading business. You will be a skilled communicator and negotiator, able to demonstrate strong commercial awareness plus excellent organisational skills and range planning ability. Experience in the buying of seasonal products such as gardening or DIY and household categories would be an advantage, however is not essential as full training will be provided in the role.

The company offer a competitive salary, staff discount, training, good working conditions, pension scheme plus a rewarding and stimulating place to work. If you’d like to find out more about this opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading rural supplies businesses, please send us a CV and covering letter quoting reference CTW103.

The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Category Manager, Trainee Category Manager, Category Assistant, Merchandiser, Junior Merchandiser, Merchandising Assistant, Product Manager, Product Assistant, Retail Admin Assistant, Retail Buyer, Buying Assistant, Junior Buyer.

The position will suit candidates based in or around the following areas: Evesham, Worcestershire, Worcester, West Midlands, Pershore, Droitwich, Bromsgrove, Redditch, Studley, Alcester, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Ledbury, Great Malvern.

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