Haniel Group



Haniel Group, Paisley, Renfrewshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 2 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: b381324efe5d40e9bc43350c6e62a670

Full Job Description

Our portfolio of products returns over £45m in sales per annum and we're recruiting aCategory Managerto join our small team during a period of transformational change andsustained growth. Are you a confident communicator, comfortablemanaging multi million pound budgets?Are you a highly skilledCategory Manager, proficient in all thingsrange assortment, pricing, product performance and product quality? Comfortablenegotiating prices with strong supplier management skills?Do you havedrop ship experience?Can you multi-task with the ability to work with numerous different products?Are you a strong people manager with previous leadership experience?Then we want to hear from you. You will work closely with a category assistant and thisrole can be based anywhere in the UK,but ideally Scotland,we have an excellent salary on offer, with a bonus, salary sacrifice pension plus 23 days holiday and your birthday off!,

  • Use customer insight to build effective ranges for your designated category

  • Create a range and product offer that is distinctive against our competition, and suitable for our customers

  • Identify product gaps in Category and new category opportunities

  • Proactively monitor agreed key competitors for pricing, promotional activity and range gaps/opportunities

  • Source new and alternative products, considering all aspects including packaging, damages, freight considerations, supplier stability, exchange rate exposure

  • Constantly monitor category pricing against our competitors and proactively propose any changes to maintain our market position.

  • Manage effective relationships with existing suppliers, including regular mutual performance reviews

  • With established suppliers, implement rebates and discuss marketing promotions, for example contributions to special offer flyers or reduced buy prices for promotion periods

  • Manage contracts and trading terms with suppliers

  • Conduct monthly and quarterly reviews of category performance

    People management experience is essential

  • Product Management/Buying experience is required with a preference for experience within the Office Furniture product Categories.

  • Ideally, you will have experience in Office Furniture Categories

  • Ideally, you will have led or coached less-experienced team members (assistants)

  • Drop ship experience is required

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Experience of working within a product/ecommerce/furniture business is an advantage

    We want you to love working here, so as well as an amazing role with the opportunity to grow with the business,we are offering flexible/hybrid working,ahighly competitive salary,with the potential to earn agreat bonusplus a 5 % contributory (salary sacrifice) pension scheme and23 days' holiday(plus bank holidays and your Birthday). You can organize your working hours individually and flexibly, and we also offer up to four weeks of workation. As part of the Haniel Group, you have access to a cross-company network and individual training (training courses, seminars, lectures, etc.). A further training budget is available to you. Death in service of 4 x your salary. Shopping discounts through Salary Extras. Free eye tests for VDU users. Access to private GP 24/7 and Employee Assistance Programme.