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Category Strategy Planner
Full-time, Up to £35,000 per annum

Ref: 13214

Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF

Description

At Pets at Home Group we’re constantly adapting to transform pet care. Join us and work in a large scale programme that will help shape, build and deliver our next-generation holistic pet care service. By joining us you’ll create new ways to support pets and their owners to live happier lives together.

As the Category Strategy Planner, you’ll be a key member of the Commercial Strategy Team and we’ll look to you to champion the voice of the Customer. You’ll work alongside our Trading teams to ensure a more customer focussed proposition is delivered.

You’ll use data, insight and supplier knowledge to effectively influence and support the development of our on-going commercial strategy, supporting wider stakeholders to interpret how our strategies influence range reviews, activity plans and price & promotional levers.

Key experience required for this role includes:

  • Trading / Category / Commercial experience gained from working within a multi-initiative, fast paced business. Ideally a retailer.
  • Experience of collating customer insight and translating this information into clear objectives
  • Proven experience of continuous improvement, measuring outcomes based on data, trends, analysis and review
  • Project coordination – Demonstrable success of planning, monitoring and controlling projects
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to engage at all levels across the organisation

Any qualifications or experience within project management, such as Prince2 or AgilePM would be advantageous.

Far more than a retailer, Pets at Home Group is the UK’s leading pet care specialist, fulfilling every possible pet and owner need, from food and accessories to grooming and vet services. Since 1991, we’ve been building a business around pets and their owners and we’ve set our sights on becoming the best pet care business in the world. Join us now and you can be part of that journey, developing your future as we develop ours. This is a place where you can take pride and passion in your work within an inspiring, professional team that’s focused on supporting pets and their owners to live happier lives together.

We’re driven by the wellbeing of pets and we make sure we look after our people too. We depend on your commitment and innovation, and reward it with competitive pay and comprehensive benefits. Together we’ll create the future of pet care.

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 15-10-2020

Expiry Date: 30-11-2020