Assistant Category Manager / Buyer - Home Audio

Dixons Carphone / Commercial and Trading

Job Number: DC-SF03044

Location: Acton

Contract: Full Time / Permanent


Home Audio is an exciting category, working across multiple brands and product areas, from Bluetooth Speakers to Hi-Fis. You will have the opportunity to be the primary contact for our Turntable suppliers and be involved in all day to day running of the greater category.

The ideal candidate needs to be highly articulate, engaging and able to persuade all types of people to their way of thinking. University degree required in any subject.  

Your will support the Home Audio category manager in delivering the budget plan and strategy, demonstrating creativity and a strong understanding of our colleagues and customers to deliver a compelling offer. This market continues to change shape at pace, so the role will offer the candidate an opportunity to demonstrate speed of thought and dynamism in addressing the ever moving needs of our customers.

You will:

  • Assist the category manager/Buyer in delivering the strategy, budgeted financials and supplier plans across all aspects of the imaging category
  • Work with suppliers to encourage their support for your plan, including incremental investment in high footfall Travel locations
  • Close working relationship with Currys PC World store colleagues, using their expertise and customer knowledge to help deliver your vision right first time
  • Report and provide analysis
  • Deliver promotions, pricing, POS and range changes
  • Have an input and influence in all weekly trading reviews

You will need:

  • To be Numerate and articulate - with strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • To be Computer literate - strong user of Microsoft Office applications and reporting tools
  • to be Educated to degree standard or equivalent work experience
  • A keen interest in Category Management/buying

Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.