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  • Category Assistant: Wednesday - Friday

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Category, Pricing & Product
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent + bonus + benefits
  • Hours of work: 3 days
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Part Time
  • Date posted: 25-Feb-2020
  • Job reference: 24925

Job Description

Wickes champions an environment where everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture.


We have a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in a career in buying. Joining our teams as a Category Assistant, you will be a valued part of the Commercial Department providing support to the Category Manager.


Key Responsibilities:

To work closely with Category Manager's in developing category plan & strategies to improve product sales. Take ownership of category administration including pricing briefs, POS briefs and supplier management according to category requirements.

What we are looking for?

  • A driven, motivated and energetic personality

  • You will need to be great with numbers and sharp with data 

  • Strong excel skills

  • Not be afraid to challenge the status quo

  • Successfully build relationships with all levels in the working environment

  • Be able to work in a fast paced environment where no day is the same

  • Manage working under pressure

  • Some experience within a similar field 

  • Educated to degree level (desirable)

If you are interested in gaining exposure to the commercial side of the Wickes business as part of developing your career with us, then apply today!


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