Category Manager

  • Location

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £47000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jon Green

  • Contact email:

    jon.green@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH118958_1581959401

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-18

  • Client:

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Category Manager

Category Manager - Cardiff - up to £45k DOE + benefits

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Category Manager to join a well known, established organisation. Although the role is based in Cardiff, you will only be required in the office approximately 2 days per week and can work remotely outside of the 2 days.

The role

  • Support with building the strategy and responsible for the implementation of that strategy
  • Collaborate and work closely with various teams around the business including, Insights, Product Management, Marketing , International Sales, Gifting and Precious Metals to identify and advise on various License opportunities
  • Provide technical training to junior support team members and cross functional teams
  • Collaborate with the Legal Team to manage Intellectual Property due diligence required on projects
  • Lead, execute and manage all contract negotiations with licensees and distributors to maximise and secure best commercial (royalty and contract) license solutions
  • Actively manage and ensure relationship engagement with new and existing licensors, escalating any key risks or issues to the relevant stakeholders
  • Gather and report market intelligence on licensors and competitor propositions and advise

Skills/ Experience Required

  • Degree level education in a related field
  • Demonstrable previous experience of working with Licensors
  • Demonstrable previous experience of identifying and understanding Intellectual Property requirements, risks and restrictions in Licensing.
  • Ability to be agile in order to capitalise on potential opportunities whilst identifying new opportunities
  • Strong demonstrable experience of contract negotiations
  • Proven key account management experience and building effective relationships
  • Ability to work collaboratively with various departments
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Financially and IT literate
  • Ability to travel UK & Overseas

Please note, to be considered for the Category Manager position, you must have unrestricted authorisation to work in the United Kingdom and you must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including verification of past employment, criminal history and educational background.

For more information on this position please forward your CV

Category Manager

Category Manager - Cardiff - up to £45k DOE + benefits