Category Assistant - Support Centre

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Purchasing
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Job ref: 064091
Published: about 1 year ago


The main purpose of the role is to enable the commercial team to function more efficiently and to assist the management of a product ‘Route to Market’ from start to finish, including the day-to-day analysis.

Key Accountabilities

*         To support the Product File Co-Ordinator in their day-to-day work and to be their back up

*         Support the Commercial team to drive sales, maximise profit and achieve stock and sales targets.

*         Assist in listing, managing, and developing product ranges and promotional offers.

*         Maintain the online copy, images, and information for a seamless customer experience.

*         Monitor competitor/market activity.

*         Provide insights onto market trends.

*         Build analysis tools and produce regular reports which give insight into category & supplier performance.

*         Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders.

What we are looking for

*         Someone with relevant experience or keen to learn and develop.

*         Ability to multitask and prioritise workload alongside good time management.

*         Strong numeracy and analysis skills - Knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word essential.

*         Attention to detail with a right first-time attitude.

*         Great communication skills whether face to face, telephone, or email.

*         Collaborative team working and relationship building.

*         Positive attitude, motivated and enthusiastic with an entrepreneurial attitude & way of thinking.

*         Works well under pressure and to tight deadlines.

What we can offer

At Selco, the opportunities for professional growth and development are immense. We actively support internal advancement through a fully developed and supported career path, with plenty of training opportunities along the way.

We also offer a huge range of company benefits, including a competitive salary, share save scheme, holiday buying, thousands of retail discounts and offers, a company pension scheme, Cycle to Work.