What you will be doing?
Due to an internal move, we are now looking for a driven Associate Category Manager. This is a key development position in Merchandise and is a fantastic opportunity for either a Merchandise Assistant or Junior Buyer to take the next step in their buying career.
Reporting to the Category Manager and working in a team of like-minded, passionate individuals, this role is key to ensuring business KPIs and strategic objectives are met and delivered.
You will be responsible for driving profitable sales and margins through selecting compelling product ranges, negotiations with suppliers, planning promotional campaigns and the review and inclusion of new products and services. With regular competitor analysis, you will ensure your category remains a market leader.
Who we are looking for?
The Noel Leeming family is a varied one and includes many sub brands and services so the role of Associate Category Manager can be pulled in many varied directions. From this we're looking for someone who has the ability to juggle multiple priorities with ease. You will also be driven, ambitious and willing to take ownership of your actions and learnings.
Being able to demonstrate both strong strategic skills and the ability to work at a tactical level within the merchandise team will be critical to succeed in this role. You will be commercially astute, articulate and be able to show in-depth understanding of best practices.
A minimum of 2 years' experience in a buying team will be required to be successful in this position.
What do we offer?
It is our belief that it's important to reward and recognise our team for their success. The remuneration package for this role consists of a competitive salary plus incentive scheme. There are also awesome team member discounts and access to leading learning & development programs.
This is an awesome opportunity to further your career in the buying world. Apply today.