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National Category Manager Plumbing/elec- Hardware - 65k -70k, Durban

Last update 2024-02-29
Expires 2024-03-29
ID #2008540987
75,000 R
National Category Manager Plumbing/elec- Hardware - 65k -70k, Durban
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Durban,
Modified January 27, 2024

Description

RS Recruitment Services

is assisting a leading organisation in the

RETAIL HARDWARE

industry to recruit a

NATIONAL

CATEGORY MANAGER

(plumbware, electrical, rainwater, goods, garden and outdoor)

to be based at their offices in

DURBAN, KZN

.

R65 000 to R70 000 basic + car allowance + benefits. Annual incentive (not guaranteed and dependent on performance).

OUR CLIENT HAS BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR OVER 30 YEARS AND IS PART OF A GROUP OF 350 RETAIL STORES ACROSS SOUTHERN AFRICA.

Applicants should have/be the following:
Matric

mandatory.
National Certificate/Diploma/Degree in, Marketing Management or similar, required.
10 years buying experience in the hardware retail environment with plumbware, electrical, rainwater, goods, garden and outdoor

mandatory.
5 years experience in-store retail management experience

mandatory.
Strong negotiation and communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities
Monitor and drive national sales and GP% budgets.
Review the ranging and ordering of new product lines for new stores.
Visit regional supplier factories with the Regional Category Managers to ensure they have the capability to provide service at a national level.
Improve loyalty of retailers in conjunction with regional teams.
Develop the category strategy and align it with the merchandise and group strategy, to ensure effective buying.
Responsible for Regional Supplier Trade Agreements and approvals.
Manage supply chain and conduct regular meetings with regional and national suppliers.
Analyse performance of the category nationally to identify opportunities and develop action plans for implementation by the Regional Category Managers.
Manage all promotional deals and pricing of promotions nationally.
Negotiate and achieve budgeted drop shipment and retail gross profits.
Effectively launch house brand products at retailers including point-of-sale and stands.
Offer leadership and advice to retailers in respect of category related issues.
Initiate regular "killer deals" to improve volumes and show leadership to retailers regarding preferred suppliers.

Remuneration:
R65 000 to R70 000 basic + car allowance + benefits.
Annual incentive (not guaranteed and dependent on performance).

To apply, please:

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: National category manager plumbing/elec- hardware - 65k -70k
Min. Salary: 65000

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