Category Manager Assistant - Expiring soon!

Abingdon, Oxfordshire

To assist Director and category managers with the implementation of new product introductions into the the company’s product range and category management of existing product ranges.

Job Requirements         

Well organised and attention to detail; numerate; strong computer skills, especially Excel and Powerpoint; ability to manage a wide range of tasks

Key Responsibilities      

  • Creating product development sheets for each customer to brief in product changes to suppliers.
  • Created landed costs, trade pricing and RRPs for categories provided by the category manager.

Work with the PIM (Product information management) team to ensure all product information is correct and all design and IP legislation has been carried out.

  • Benchmark competitor product ranges against proposed product ranges for key customers in terms of price and product specification.
  • Product group analysis by SKU to ensure all sales opportunities are met and ensure any poor performing products are managed profitably out of the business with the support of the category management and commercial teams. Brief in and check artwork (packaging, display presenters or point of sale) to external agencies either self pointed or appointed by our customers.
  • Ensure product specifications are correct and help collate and upkeep product information.
  • Update range sheets for category managers to a high standard and ensure that all stake holders within the business are updated on any developments.
  • Attend photo shoots, exhibitions and external customer visits as appropriate.
  • Liaise and assist sales teams, customers, China Sourcing Office and UK supply team with any product queries.

Skills Required   

  • Well-organised and attention to detail; numerate; strong computer skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint; ability to manage a wide range of tasks
  • Demonstrate strong administration skills
  • A background in product development, buying or e-commerce would be ideal.

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this position, however we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

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