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Head of Category Management

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experience Head of Category Management to join a market leader in pure growth mode. You will lead a team of 4 and will manage drop ship relationships and own label products. 

You will have the opportunity to grow the division significantly as range planning and private label product development is an essential focus of the role, an area previously unexplored.

To be the successful candidate, you must:

  • love product and be a quick learner who can immerse themselves in a new product range
  • be naturally inquisitive and look for new market opportunities
  • be passionate, energetic and motivates
  • have a proven track record developing and growing private label products
  • have delivered margin growth through proactive supplier management
  • have experience of working in an eCommerce environment
  • understand the necessity to continually manage the sensitive balance between cost & selling prices in order to deliver competitive prices and budgeted margins

The head office in in Dumfries and you must be comfortable commuting there 1-2 times a week. 

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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