Overview

We are looking to recruit a Category Assistant for our Head Office located in Wellingborough to support our Product team.

Whilst your contract will be office based, we currently operate hybrid working. For most colleagues this means working from an office three days, and at home for two days. We’ll discuss more about this at interview. 

Within this role you will be a pivotal part of the Product team, liaising with customers and building strong working relationships with our suppliers to ensure we have the right range of products at the right price to drive cash profit and customer satisfaction.

Our Trading teams are extremely level headed, focused on deadlines, dealing with problems and taking everything in their stride.  As part of this team you can expect a fast paced role and great satisfaction in knowing that you have done a great job.

Working as part of a team to provide a full administrative support to your Category Manager and the wider team.  In this role you will build and maintain strong working relationships with all internal departments, external suppliers and customers, at all times striving to find the best ways of working and suggesting improvements where required.

To be a resourceful self-starter with the ability to work independently without direct full time supervision.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

To demonstrate a proactive approach with the ability to organise and prioritise tasks

To manage workload and deadlines effectively

Comprehensive PC skills, including a good use and experience of Excel and Word

To be extremely organised with excellent attention to detail and follow-through

To be resourceful and have the ability to work independently as well as within a team

To thrive in a dynamic business where accuracy, hard work and flexibility are imperative

Ability to exercise appropriate judgment and discretion, especially when handling confidential information

Shift Hours: 35 hrs per week (Monday to Friday)

Salary: Competitive

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