Associate Category Manager
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reference # 6518
For over 80 years, the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) has been managing the safe and responsible sale of beverage alcohol in Nova Scotia and is the largest single-banner retailer in the province. With a focus on providing an engaging, innovative customer experience, the NSLC has evolved from being a place to buy something to a truly personal shopping experience.
On behalf of our client, we are currently searching for an Associate Category Manager to join their team of dedicated professionals.
Reporting directly to the Category Team Lead, Customer Strategy Team, the Associate Category Manager is responsible for the development of category fundamentals (MAPS – Merchandising, Assortment, Pricing, Shelving) based on analysis that delivers total top line sales and profit. The Associate Category Manager, in delivering organizational and divisional goals and objectives, is responsible for managing components of product categories and their performance as a distinct profit center, optimizing specific merchandise categories and programs, resulting in top line sales and gross margin dollars
As the ideal candidate, you have five to seven plus years of retail and/or category management experience, preferably in a Tier 1 ERP environment (like SAP). You possess excellent knowledge of the retail environment/industry, consumer packaged goods or beverage alcohol industry, as well as outstanding organizational and problem solving skills. As a self-initiated highly motivated change advocate you enjoy working in a dynamic, cross-functional environment. With exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, you possess strong business acumen and are highly analytical by nature. A university education, preferably in business and/or marketing is required.
The recruitment for this position is being managed by Meridia, an external recruitment firm. To be considered for this opportunity, To express interest in this opportunity,please view: http://jobs.meridiarecruitment.ca/Careers/11716/
For more information contact Brittany Beale, Recruitment Specialist at (902) 421-1141 or Scott McGaw, Senior Consultant at (902) 422-4601
Meridia, a Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette company, is Atlantic Canada’s leading recruitment and human resource firm that is focused on providing high quality, fast turnaround contingency recruitment for intermediate to senior professional/technical positions.