Nigel Wright 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Oct 17, 2018
The Company Our client is a leading sporting goods business in the UK. Due to continued growth they are looking to appoint a Category Director to manage the P&L and lead their channel strategy in a changing retail landscape. The Role Develop the vision and range planning across multiple categories Ensure focus and clarity in all brands of cost drivers of product Manage a Category & Product team Accountable for teams delivery of seasonal ranges Achieve channel financial objectives alongside the Sales team Develop collaborative innovation with product development Have an up to date, thorough, understanding of the market, including the competitor products. The Person Ideally you will have gained experience in a multi channel Category or Brand role with demonstrable ability to manage and develop teams. Experience in a sporting goods, or consumer durable environment would be highly desirable. In the ever changing world of retail it's important that candidates have a solid understanding of digital channels.