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Ecommerce Category Manager

Great Opportunity
Rugby ,

Siamo Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Category Manager to join their highly regarded client based in Rugby.

About our client:

Our client is an innovative privately owned company renowned for delivering best in class end to end e-commerce brand development and shopper centric solutions. They are a go-to partner for the largest Retailers, Marketplaces and Brands to enable more seamless shopper experience whilst delivering profitable revenue growth across the entire breadth of the E-commerce channel. After a year of unprecedented industry disruption and company growth, our client is on the look out for an ambitious Category Manager to join their growing team to help shape the future.

What’s it like to work for our client?

You will be working in a dynamic work environment focused on continual progress. They are full of smart, curious, and can-do people, who lead by example demonstrating a bias for action. Our client ensures that they empower each other to deliver each day and yet opportunity to grow through collaboration, bringing new ideas to life at pace. They thrive on giving and receiving of feedback to enable personal, business and customer growth.


£30k - £40k DOE  

Working Hours:

Monday - Friday (08.00 - 17.00)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Commercial Director to plan, build and execute our channel and category growth strategy.
  • Partner with some of the biggest names in FMCG and innovative challenger brands to develop customer plans to enable new channel growth.
  • Lead the on-boarding of new partners for best in class launches in their chosen channels.
  • Own full channel and category P&L with a keen eye on volume, pricing and costs to ensure sustainable growth.
  • Work in tandem with Demand Planner to ensure all key trading moments are well planned and executed.
  • Collaborate with all internal teams to find innovative ways to driven incremental revenue and profit, considering all elements of the cost to serve.
  • Keeping up to date with market, channel and competitor trends. Share insights on these and shopper behavioral trends to drive best practice, learnings and delivering actions to ensure we're delivering the best in market experience.
  • Regular reporting on performance including a top line overview, detailed KPI analysis, channel and customer level detail and key actions to drive the necessary improvements.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in buying, online trading or account management is essential with e-commerce experience managing Amazon or Marketplaces desired.
  • Experience managing a large P&L and promotional plans with external partners in a fast-paced environment.
  • Skill at transforming and interpreting large amounts of data from a variety of sources to enable informed fast paced decisions.
  • Strength at forming effective working relationships with internal and external multi functional teams using excellent communication skills: able to give clarity and set direction in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to prioritise, structure work & effectively manage time.
  • Continuous improvement focus with a desire to improve current processes and implement best practices.
  • Natural curiosity, can do attitude and ambition. Comfortable with ambiguity

Benefits include:

  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working

If you are interested in this position and you would like to register your interest, please don't hesitate to call the local Coventry Branch for more information. Or simply apply online and member of the Coventry team will be in touch!

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