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  • Category Manager

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Category, Pricing & Product
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent + bonus + benefits
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 13-Dec-2019
  • Job reference: 24942

Job Description

Wickes is an exciting, fast paced, changing environment. We have a lot planned for 2020! We strongly believe our culture is one of the many reasons people join us as well as the opportunity to excel and get involved in different initiatives, we’re a great bunch.

 

We are looking for a Commercial Category Manager to join us on a permanent basis in our head office in Watford. If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please read on below and apply today!

Main purpose of role:

You will be responsible for the pricing and overall promotion of particular product categories to maximise consumer appeal. Relationships with vendors and product range management will also be part of your duties. The goal is to increase sales and profitability of business to drive sustainable growth. 

What are we looking for:


  • Experienced in category management or buying

  • Developing & executing a category strategy

  • Motivated to achieve targets/deadlines.

  • Excellent attention-to-detail, planning and organisation skills.

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills (verbal and written) at all levels.

  • Excellent planning, time and project management skills.

  • Experience of managing a team


What we can offer you?


Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers and that’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture. All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be.  If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home


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