Category Manager - BPT

Birchwood Price Tools
£Competitive + Benefits
04 Aug 2017
16 Sep 2017
If you have the passion we have the products Category Manager Footwear - SCRUFFS Can you see the possibilities of managing a market-leading brand ? If the answer is yes then Birchwood Price Tools (BPT) are currently recruiting for a Category Manager looking after all things Footwear related for its flagship workwear and safety footwear brand SCRUFFS. Come and realise your potential with a company built on great people, fantastic brands and the very best products. The role: As a Category Manager you’ll be responsible for supporting the implementation of product, drive innovation of new products, influence the trading margin and mix - and support the wider Commercial Strategy in growing and managing our product base and business performance. You will develop strategies based on market and customer insights in order to identify potential new product opportunities, range enhancements and new market opportunities to grow the commercial performance of the brand in line with the BPT strategy. What we are looking for: You will have previous experience managing a footwear category where you can show evidence of category/account growth through critical analysis and opportunity development. You will be highly numerate, experience in influencing and negotiating with the far east and able to demonstrate your drive, enthusiasm and continuous improvement outlook. What we can offer: Would you like to join a dynamic and ambitious Company that’s renowned for its stand out and market-leading brands? Are you passionate about customers, products and brands? At Birchwood Price Tools (BPT) we have exciting and sought after trade brands which have been designed and developed for outstanding on site performance; Scruffs (workwear and safety footwear), Defender (site power and lighting) and Van Vault (secure storage). Firmly established as the professional brands of choice for tradespeople, our brands are distributed through the UK’s leading builders merchants, tool suppliers, hire companies, construction companies, industrial suppliers, retailers, plumbers merchants and electrical wholesalers, as well as, over 8000 independents. We have a great team, passionate about delivering the very best products, quality and service to our customers. As we embark on a new strategic direction, with varied and interesting projects for team members to drive, there has never been a better time to join us. This job was originally posted as