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  • Category Manager

  • Business: P&H Division
  • Sector: Category, Pricing & Product
  • Location: Crick, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £Competitive Inc Fantastic Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 19-Mar-2019
  • Job reference: 20798

Job Description

Category Manager - P&H Division

Location: Crick, NN6 7SL
£Competitive- Inc great benefits!
Mon - Fri 40 hours a week. 

Can you see the possibilities of managing a market-leading portfolio? If the answer is yes then Travis Perkins plc are currently recruiting for a Category Manager for our Plumbing and Heating Division.  Realise your potential with a company built on great people and the very best products.

The role:

As a Category Manager you’ll enjoy a diverse role and be comfortable with a non fixed pricing category. You will be responsible for  supporting the implementation of products, driving innovation of new products, influencing the trading margin and mix - and supporting the wider Commercial Strategy in growing and managing our product base and business performance. 

You will own the delivery of the Category strategies as aligned to the corporate strategy. You will review the Category Pricing strategy and ensure alignment to the market by building a fact base on our customers, competitors & market.


What we are looking for:

You will have your CIPS qualification or equivalent commercial/procurement qualification. Previous experience within retail where you can show evidence of category/account growth through critical analysis and opportunity development. You will be highly numerate, have influencing and negotiating skills and able to demonstrate your drive, enthusiasm and continuous improvement outlook.


What we can offer:

You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised. We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities.
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