eCategory manager

Posted on February 28, 2019
Ref: 287

Role: eCommerce

Location: West Midlands, West Midlands

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000

Type: Permanent

Specialism: FMCG

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Lara Lee

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This vacancy is now closed

My client is a global FMCG business that owns a number of well-known beauty and body-care brands.  With a fantastic head office in the West Midlands with excellent commuter links, they have some exciting new vacancies in their marketing team.


The Role: The eCategory Manager will report to the Head of eCommerce and will have responsibility for owning the digital shelf and driving category and shopper thinking across the online channel.  Working with the internal category managers and the retail partners to ensure that products are positioned and merchandised correctly onsite and using market insight to shape promotions and increase conversion. 


Key Requirements for the role:

  • Responsible for online range reviews with retail partners and category managers

  • Optimise and enhance the online shopping experience

  • Use data and insight to develop channel plans to grow online sales

  • Use Nielsen/IRI to monitor online brand share and use insights to develop future trading plans

  • Excellent relationship builder; work closely with the NAM’s, internal brand and category teams and retail partners



The Candidate: To be considered for this role of eCategory Manager you must have previous experience working in an eCommerce role ideally within an FMCG business.  Excellent knowledge of online category trading, online merchandising and taxonomy is essential and a genuine desire to operate as “best in class”.   You must be able to demonstrate clear commercial awareness where you have challenged thinking and driven increases in online revenue generation.  A strong head for numbers and the ability to draw insight from data is also essential.  eCommerce experience in either a pure play or multichannel retail environment.

Commutable from Stratford on Avon, Leamington Spa, Solihull, Birmingham

Would also suit eCommerce Manager or Online Trading Manager.

eCategory manager, birmingham, £45,000 - £40,000


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