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Category Manager - Vegan Store

Category Manager - Vegan Store

Posted 25 February by Holland and Barrett International Limited
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The Role

  • To source and work with the Supplier base to develop an innovative and profitable product range to both delight and meet the anticipated demand for this store.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of the customer and supply base to understand which are the most appropriate levers to use to maximise business performance.
  • Drive supplier negotiations to maximise profits on products ensuring that all suppliers are meeting requirements on margin, marketing support and delivery performance.
  • Work with the Marketing team to maximise the success of promotional activity through accurate forecasting.
  • Communicate any issues that will effect category, promotion or product performance in a timely and efficient manner to all key stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the Store, Supply Chain team and the warehouse to ensure all stock is in the right place at the right time taking account of lead times and supplier requirements. Be proactive in dealing with any issues arising including dated stock, store stock and poor supplier performance
  • Ensure that all administration relating to cost prices and supplier details are accurately maintained and all account and invoice queries are dealt with in an efficient and timely manner
  • Provide information and analysis to assess levels of slow moving & dormant stock and work with the team to clear. Maintain stock at agreed levels for planned activity and to reduce overstocks

The Person

  • Numerate, good analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and work to tight deadlines.
  • Confident Excel skills
  • Strong influencing and persuasive skills.
  • Ability to build relationships both with suppliers and internal multi-discipline teams.
  • Commercially adept.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Time Management

Reference: 37366729

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