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Category Planning Manager

  • £60,000 - £70,000
  • London

We are working on behalf of an exciting online grocery business who are looking for a Senior Category Planning Manager to help with further expansion. This is a new role where you will manage the team responsible for driving the trading strategy that promotes the most engaging products for their customer base.

Senior Category Planning Manager Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead weekly trading meetings with commercial teams where you will share results and foster a culture of continuous improvement
  • Work in conjunction with the analytics team to forecast and drive average basket spend
  • Work with the buying team to spot new opportunities and drive performance
  • Develop online campaigns that deliver increased revenue
  • Lead and develop a team of 2-3 direct reports

To be successful in the Category Planning Manager role you’ll display the following:

  • Previous experience in a trading or category role ideally from a retail background
  • String influencing skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Experience of delivering commercial results
  • People management experience would be beneficial

This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding business that operates in the healthy food space. They are a very socially aware business and offer excellent opportunities for career progression. If you’d like to find out more then don’t hesitate to apply.

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