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Buyer - Mobile Accessories


Job Number: 25703

Location: Acton Support Centre (123)

Contract: Full Time / Permanent



The Category Manager for Accessories (Mobile), covers phone cases, screen protection, power, audio, smart home, memory, wearables & In-Car.

The role carries the responsibility for the commercial performance of their category through the delivery of market leading ranging, pricing and product selection. These categories offer significant growth potential for CPW and this role will help set the strategy and drive the growth agenda that will realise the potential. You will be responsible for building and executing a 3 year growth plan to ensure Carphone Warehouse remains a destination for these categories and continues to grow market share.

You will be expected to lead commercial discussions through the Commercial Team and beyond as well as building relationships with new and existing suppliers such as Samsung, Apple, Sony & Zagg.


As part of this role, you'll be responsible for: 
•    Defining and briefing the category strategy across all channels 
•    Building a long term (3+ years) strategy to continue to strengthen our position within these key categories
•    Category performance, including a deep understanding of market share for key sub-categories & emerging product areas
•    Delivery of commercial KPIs 
•    Support the development the annual and quarterly trading plan for the category 
•    Identify and on-board new relevant suppliers and own the end-to-end supplier relationship. 
•    Build the category pricing & promotion plan that drives the category sales and margin
•    Prioritising the most appropriate propositions to promote in each channel using relevant channel insight 
•    Liaising with Marketing to ensure delivery of the nominated campaigns through all channels. 


You will need: 
•    Experience in a fast paced retail industry (ideally telecoms or electricals)
•    Product or channel marketing process experience
•    Ambitious self-starter with proven track record in delivering strong commercial results 
•    Good buying, negotiation and influencing skills 
•    Strong communication and relationship management skills with internal and external stakeholders 
•    Strong analytical and numerical skills 

We’re one team and we celebrate all of the great things you do. One way we show our gratitude is by giving you access to a range of lifestyle benefits, including: 
•    Company Pension Scheme 
•    Free on-site Gym
•    Discretionary/Performance based bonus
•    Colleague Discounts (shopping, cinema, food discounts etc) 

Beyond that, we'll be with you every step of the way, enabling you to get the most out of your role. Training plans are a given, and you'll have access to additional e-learning resources to really see your career develop in the way you want. We're building a team that brings technology to people, making their lives better, easier and fuller, and you can be part of it.