Category Trade Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Marketing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sam Cain

  • Contact email:

    sam.cain@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00029668_1574432204

Category Trade Manager | Fashion | London, Zone 1 | £40,000

About the company - Category Trade Manager

Xcede has currently partnered with one of the UK's most recognisable high street retailers who are now operating across mainland Europe and further afield. They offer a very central, modern and collaborative working environment for all their staff - helping them maintain their status as one of the best UK retailers.

About the role - Category Trade Manager

Supports the Global Trade Manager in maximising the sales & profit across a specific set of categories. Leading the Assistant Trade Managers & Trade Assistants and working closely with Buying, Merchandising, Display teams & the Junior Trade Manager analyses overall performance and identifies opportunity and risk within product offer.

Role Responsibilities - Category Trade Manager

* Work closely with Global Trade Manager to establish department-specific targets across online channels
* Work closely with key stakeholders across; finance, BMD & logistics to ensure Ecommerce targets are delivered
* Help inform overall Digital sales plan identifying risk and opportunity at the department level
* Work closely with colleagues within BMD to both reflect and challenge business product strategies online
* Oversees 2 Assistant Trade Managers in identifying short and long term opportunities to drive performance online
* Analyse overall performance, forecasts and opportunities online and review with BMD on a regular basis
* Ownership of promotional set up for specific categories
* Manage planning reports to give clear visibility and tracking of sales, profit and margin targets
* Influence key stakeholders through compelling insights and effective presentation of results
* Play an active role in educating other areas of the business on eCommerce performance and opportunities

Experience Required - Category Trade Manager

* Organised, planned and productive to get the most from each working day
* A true team player, working to support the overall agenda and not just your own
* Personally credible, known for being a professional and a great representation of the brand
* Passionate with a love for what you do, you continually show you're the right person for the job
* A desire and willingness to develop others
* The ability to coach and lead your team to reach their full potential
* Understands the importance of self-directed learning and takes the appropriate steps to keep up to date
* A commercial expert in your field you are aware of the current trading conditions
* Degree or equivalent qualification

If you believe this position is suitable for you or you would like to know more about this opportunity, either click apply or contact Sam Cain - sam.cain@xcede.co.uk