Senior Category Manager (Buying) (#13764467) 

Oxfordshire, South East, United Kingdom

Exciting opportunity for a Senior Category Manager (Buying) to join an e-Commerce retailer, with annual double-digit growth rate and revenue over £1 billion.
Based in Oxfordshire, the Senior Category Manager (Buying) will form part of the Vendor Management Team and will contribute actively to the article selection, sales and marketing strategy and route-to-market optimisation for several key manufacturers.
Key responsibilities:
Autonomous product range planning and implementation including listing and delisting decisions
Planning, development and execution of marketing promotions
Monitoring and analysis of supplier and category performance
Sales forecasting on account level
Conducting market, competition and range analyses
Responsible to define and execute a local brand strategy including acquisition of new suppliers
Key contact for negotiating and specifying framework conditions and promotions with suppliers
Actively managing the relationship with internal departments like Sales, Supply Chain Management and Accounting
The person:
Graduate degree in a business-related discipline
Significant and relevant work experience in the FMCG industry or retail business as a (Senior) Category Manager, Vendor Manager and/or Buyer, ideally in e-commerce
Experience in an international working environment combined with excellent intercultural communication skills
Ability to work independently and in a very dynamic environment
Strong analytical and communication skills (internally and externally)
Experience in leading supplier negotiations
Distinct ability to understand and implement customer needs and market requirements
Proficient in MS-Office, especially in MS Excel and Powerpoint
Excellent verbal and written English language skills, further languages are an advantage

Job Details

Job Location
City/Town
Oxfordshire
State
South East
Country
United Kingdom

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