Category Director Ref CTD/896/06
Retail - Sales - FMCG / Consumer Goods - Marketing, PR & Advertising
£100 - 130K Base

Job Title: 
Category Director Ref CTD/896/06
Job Type: 
Director
Job sector: 
Retail
Sales
FMCG / Consumer Goods
Marketing, PR & Advertising
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
£100 - 130K Base
Bonus: 
Uncapped personal bonus
Hours: 
Permanent
Close date: 
Wednesday, 20 December, 2017
reference: 
CTD/896/06
About this position: 

Our client is a leading British Retail Group with a rapidly growing brand in the UK and now in Europe. Due to such growth and a period of major transformation, they are looking to appoint a category director.

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the board you will design and deliver a category growth strategy with full strategic autonomy
  • Will work closely alongside suppliers and peers to ensure group profit and market share growth targets are achieved and exceeded.
  • Predominantly operating in a branded environment, you will be a key member of the trading team as they expand into new private label markets.
  • Will lead and mentor a multifunctional team with 6 direct reports and assist where required in the overall success of the group.
The Person: 
  • Degree educated with the ability to prove you can significantly increase category market share and profitability within the UK retail sector.
  • With excellent communication skills you will be capable of creating lasting mutually beneficial relationships with a global supplier base.
  • Will be keen to join a British retail group in a growth environment who are focussed on delivering exceptional customer service levels