Product Category Manager - Hardware

Job title : Product Category Manager - Hardware
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Lyndsay Allan
Job reference : 1462555
About the role 

New position to grow the Product Category Management team within this hardwares business. This role is very relationship focused as you'll be building strong relationships with your suppliers working with their NAMs to curate the best ranges at great prices for the network of hardware stores, whilst discussing with the stores what their customers need and adapting stores offerings dependant on the stores. 

  • National remit with frequent mid week travel to do road trips and visit stores within the network. 
  • Doing walkthroughs of stores to identify category gaps and opportunities
  • Hosting events with suppliers on new products, legislation, trends and improving service. 
  • Negotiations with suppliers to ensure great prices, rebate and PSA's
  • Partnership focus from supplier to store is key for success.
Skills & Experience 
  • Experience with the hardware, hardgoods or building products
  • Negotiation experience across PSA's/JBP's 
  • Range curate and review experience 
  • Previously working in a Category Manager, Product Manager or National Account Management Role 
About the company

This company are a Buying Group looking to expand their team and service their members through supporting on new technology, trends, products and category management.  

Fantastic culture of a small, supportive team who put communication and relationships at the forefront of their culture. Newly refurbished office int he South East. 

How to apply

Please apply with an up to date CV and Lyndsay will be in touch with all applicants.