Job Type

Full Time


3 days ago


Split: 60-70% office - 30-40% field visit (national)

Client Details

The client, a Retail Group in Belgium, is looking for a Category Manager (Merchandiser) to join his team.


The Category Manager (Merchandiser) will be in charge of the following tasks:
  • Determine and optimize, manage and develop a mini-plan within the plan of the store and according to the main characteristics of the customer zone (customers and competition).

  • In collaboration with the Marketing Manager, decide on the presence and allowed importance of each available module
  • Analysis and profitability of the modules and proposals for changes that seem appropriate; Optimize the space of the points of sale
  • For all modules, within the generally determined policy, recommend the sales material and furniture
  • Recommend / develop / estimate the specific didactic material of each module
  • Organize, orientate, control the work of the planogrammeurs
  • Set up the merchandising tactics of category management in the store
  • The merchandiser is responsible for the cadastral attitude and the mini-plans of each store and inventory of the didactic material
  • Work out, follow up and manage files / transfer invoices to the stores
  • Organize implants of the new assortments
  • Organizing progress meetings of the building sites with the various intermediaries in the context of remodeling or installations
  • Follow up the remodeling / installations
  • Responsible for the contacts and communications between the stores and the central

  • Masters degree
  • Experience as a Store Manager in Retail - Distribution (knowledge of the stores)
  • Bilingual NL / FR + EN
  • People Management experience
  • Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Sense for contacts
  • Team spirit, good communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Independent, flexible, available and resistant to stress
  • Well organized, able to manage the unforeseen

Job Offer
  • The perfect opportunity (next step) for a Retail Store Manager.
  • Function with career opportunities
  • People Management (1 direct report)
  • Attractive salary package (incl. Company car, bonus, insurance, ...)

About the Company


Michael Page Belgium

Established almost four decades ago in the United Kingdom, Michael Page is today recognised by clients and candidates the world over as the leading specialist consultancy in permanent recruitment, temporary staffing and interim management. From more than 150 offices in 35 countries, our consultants offer clients ranging from SMEs to global blue-chip organisations exclusive access to a pool of (inter)national talent.

Along with Page Personnel and Page ExecutiveMichael Page is part of the PageGroup, which has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since April 2001. Michael Page maintains a strong track record of successful recruitment at qualified professional and management levels.

We specialise in the following disciplines:

Company Size

5,000 to 9,999 employees