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  • Business: P&H Division
  • Sector: Category, Pricing & Product
  • Location: Crick, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £competitive Inc benefits
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 19-Feb-2019
  • Job reference: 19507

Job Description

Location: Crick, Northamptonshire
Full time-Mon - Fri 
£Competitive Inc Fantastic Benefits 

Our Plumbing and Heating Division are going through an amazing time of growth and transformation, creating a great period of time to join our business and develop a career in a brand new opportunity within our Category team. 

Our new Category Assistant opportunity is fantastic for anyone interested in developing their career in buying. Joining our team as a Commercial Category Assistant, you will be a valued member of our Commercial Department. The successful applicant will support our Category Management team, adopting responsibility for our varied product lines and ensuring they are the number one choice for our customers.

You will see our products through their journey from their original source, anywhere in the world, right through to it being put onto the shelves in one of our branches. 

Day to day responsibilities include:
  • Support the category management team in the collation, completion and delivery of marketing activities, such as promotions
  • Support the category management team in the development and delivery of, category strategies through weekly/monthly data analysis, reporting and relevant change actions
  • Maintenance of bespoke category and business unit support tools
  • Capture, review and communicate market information and branch feedback to ensure ongoing intelligence gathering in discussed with the category team.
  • Act as first line support for branch enquires
  • To work upon various projects / tasks when required within a given brief
  • To work collaboratively across multiple functions & business units
  • From day one you can expect to be trusted with real responsibility and
  • given the support and scope to further develop and progress your career
What we are looking for? 
The successful applicant will need to be great with numbers, sharp with data and not afraid to challenge the status quo.
As a part of a hard working, dedicated team the successful applicant will need the confidence to build relationships, be prepared to work at pace, hold their own under pressure and most of all not be afraid to get stuck in.
We are looking for individuals that are educated to degree level or who have existing experience in a Commercial buying role. 

What can we offer you?
Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey - from family business to forward thinking Company. If matching your ambition to our culture is an exciting prospect, there's never been a better time to join us. You can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

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