SMART Homes Lead (Commercial)

  • Full time
  • Yeovil, Somerset
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • February 6, 2022
  • Up to £45k

SMART Homes Lead (Commercial)

We have a brand new, exciting opportunity within the Commercial team to take the lead in identifying disruptive innovation for a new SMART technology product range. The role will be working across multiple categories to ensure we have the strongest SMART technology ranges from lighting to plumbing.

If you are a dynamic, self starter who is curious and confident to challenge the status quo then this could be the role for you!

Key responsibilities

  • Work across Commercial, Marketing and E-Commerce to build a market leading SMART proposition. Build out extended ranges, price them accurately and promote the offer to customers in an assertive and timely way
  • Leads the liaison between Web Merchandising and Buying teams to deliver market leading execution of our SMART offer across all our digital platforms. This will include working with lead vendors to create brand recognition campaigns that unlock vendor funding
  • Pro-actively tracks SMART innovation in the market and uses this insight to build range plans that keep Screwfix at the forefront of SMART technology for both Trade installers and NTS customers
  • Track trading performance across all channels to feed into key strategy and trading meetings, make recommendations regarding promotional plans and campaigns
  • Pro-actively seek and recommend AOV opportunities across other product groups
  • Carry out platform audits to check depth/ high exposure products are optimise sales performance
  • Develop the SMART range in line with market trends/customer requirements that support sales and profitability targets
  • Manage range changes including any required new suppliers and exit strategies for underperforming products or suppliers
  • Lead the creation of category tactical plans and trading activity, including product nominations, POS and marketing
  • Lead sales and trend analysis for budgeting and execution of the trading plan
  • Discover how to identify opportunities for increasing revenue using web analytics tools to improve key performance metrics such as conversion, bounce rate, AOV and page views
  • Identify and recommend activities that could be activated across our Digital platforms

Required skills

  • Think independently, are curious and can challenge the status quo, with a drive to deliver innovation
  • Have personal experience and understanding of the key smart home platforms and ecosystems, or want to get hands on using and testing SMART products
  • Excellent IT literacy and PC skills
  • Analytical
  • Strong commercial awareness and passion for innovation
  • Strong networking and team working ability across functions
  • Strong technical knowledge
  • Digital First Approach
  • Champion of best-in-class content


  • 33 days’ holiday
  • Award winning pension scheme – up to 14% Kingfisher contribution
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 20% discount with Screwfix and B&Q
  • Discounted healthcare and life cover
  • Loyalty recognition & company share save scheme
  • In-house training and development

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