Category Manager - Redditch (Hybrid) - Salary flexible


Lavandi Talent is looking for a Category Manager in Redditch. The role requires 2 days office and 3 days home, and it includes a flexible salary

Category Manager - Redditch (Hybrid) - Salary flexible


  • To analyse data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends regarding the beauty industry.
  • To create and develop a strategic long-term plan for the development of the products.
  • To develop a customer-based benchmarking process to compare the company’s performance against other cosmetics companies operating in the same markets. To build and drive relationships with key customers advising on improvements to store layouts.
  • To become a leader in category ranging, pricing, and promotions across channels.
  • To lead category management projects to optimise ranges and related merchandising.
  • To create forecasts for product demand to ensure sustainability of inventory.
  • To develop strong working relationships with buying, marketing and merchandising teams to expand product categories in key wholesale accounts.


  • Experience in category management.
  • Strong knowledge of category management, marketing, and sales principles.
  • Ability to analyse and develop accurate conclusions to support category decisions based on key data.
  • An understanding of the market and consumer insights and trends.
  • Strong people management and persuasion skills to manage and influence at all levels of the company.
  • An analytical mind with strategic ability.
  • Experience of managing, reporting, and providing recommendations on a few projects running simultaneously.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with a proactive and flexible approach.
  • Enthusiasm with the ability to manage excellent relationships internally and externally.
  • Capable of working autonomously.

If you are looking for a new challenge, hit the apply button!

Contact Details:

Lavandi Talent –  0161 399 1200 -

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