Lightside Category Manager - Builders Merchant, St. Albans, Arco Recruitment

Published 2022-08-16
Expires 2022-09-16
ID #1129479564
Lightside Category Manager - Builders Merchant, St. Albans, Arco Recruitment
United Kingdom, Hertfordshire, St. Albans,
Published August 16, 2022

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Lightside category manager - builders merchant
Min. Salary: 55000

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Our client are a leading supplier of Building Supplies selling to a mixture of contractors, housing associations, and end users. They have a large branch network and a stellar reputation within the industry. We are currently assisting in the recruitment of a Lightside Category Manager for the business to join their procurement team. The job role is as follows: Essential Knowledge: Proven experience in a Category management role and/or commercial role with a clear understanding of what it takes to be successful In the role Has the ability to think strategically and formulate plans that deliver sales, market share growth and improvements to margins within the Lightside category You will possess excellent people skills being able to work closely with the Operations, Supply Chain, Category and the Senior Management Teams to achieve the desired results Have excellent analyitical skills to enable you to collate data and analyse this form suitable recommendations for improvements Has skills in negotiating and "closing" deals to deliver deal improvement whilst optimising the supplier relationship Be able to spot potential problems and navigate around them Seeing opportunities for the business and using these to impact a positive influence Must have excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence and build strong relationships, with both internal and key supplier stakeholders Will be results driven and focused on delivering on timescales Skills Category: • Ensure that you build effective relationships with your fellow Category Managers • Ensure that you build a strong range for the Lightside category • Ensure that you understand and deliver performance of your individual category • Effectively land Price Increases and manage the price list for the range Procurement : • Manage the Supplier agreements • Interact with all brands to build awareness and strong working relationships business brand working relationships which facilitate and deliver the category plans and strategy • Delivering information to the senior management team to ensure that plans are being implemented correctly Experience Requirements: • Experience within the builders merchant industry, with category management experience • An excellent understanding of the products sold within the Lightside category • Excellent negotiations skills • The ability to formulate a plan and execute this within the agreed timescale • A people person with the ability to work with multiple stakeholders at various levels throughout the business Package: • Basic salary of up to c£60k (Depending on experience) • Excellent bonus scheme • Company Car • Company Pension • Private Healthcare • Life Assurance • 30 days annual leave increasing with service • Additional company benefits If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity to join a leading company within the building merchant sector, please apply now

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