Senior Category Manager, Electronics –

  • Company:
    The Warehouse Group
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    22 hours ago
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JOB DESCRIPTION Company DescriptionAs one of New Zealand’s largest eCommerce retail businesses in New Zealand, is looking for a Senior Category Manager for our Electronics category. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly commercial and motivated individual to effectively manage the buying and promotion of this category and drive the growth and trading results.Job DescriptionAs the Senior Category Manager (Category Lead) – Electronics, you will be responsible for leading the Electronics and Phones category team at 1-day, to build and manage categories, and marketing plans that grow and deliver on the key business objectives.You will be responsible for achieving key category objectives, financial targets, range and stock management, price and promotion, owning supplier relationships within the categories, including terms of trade negotiation, and supporting the overall strategic Merchandise plans.Key Responsibilities: Creation of range & marketing plans to deliver sales and margin growthManage critical paths and deliverablesOwn and grow the supplier base and relationshipsStrategically manage product lifecycles and aged stockPrepare and maintain category strategies – identify and capitalise on market and product trendsMonitor market trends and forecast stock requirements to achieve category and supplier market shareQualificationsWe’re looking for a highly experienced Senior Buyer/Category Manager with strong Buying & leadership capabilities, excited to lead and drive the success in the Electronics and Phone categories. With a proven track record of change and wins, your strategic skills and the ability to work at a tactical level within the merchandise team will be critical to the success.Your leadership skills will see you manage the complexities & changes of a fast-moving and high-performance environment, all while driving the sales results and the wider team engagement. Our wishlist also includes:Highly developed supplier negotiations and interpersonal skillsStrong understanding and supplier network in the Electronics industryCreative problem-solver with high levels of accuracy and commercial and numerical competenceDecisiveness and resilience in a fast-moving eCommerce/retail environmentAdditional InformationAs part of The Warehouse Group, these roles are a great chance to work in our supportive and dynamic retail and eCommerce environment with like-minded individuals. The team are a focussed, energetic team who are nimble to change, have high work ethic and work together as a tight team, supporting each other to get the job done.We’re recruiting this role with the flexibility to be based in our 1-day offices in Hamilton or at our Newmarket, Auckland office. Does this role excite you? Take the next step and apply now!