Category Manager

Team Management Skills,Business Development,Communication Skills,Sales

3 to 5 Years

Kannur, Kerala, India

January 28 2022

Company :

Employment Type : Full time

Company Details : is the leading online shopping platform in the Middle East. Developed in 2018, Its vast product mix includes exclusive in- house collections, sports goods, Electronics, Mobiles, Perfumes and globally recognized brands. Something customers choose for is its aspirational yet accessible product selection. We pride ourselves on the range and price of our products, which are 100% genuine products, and we comply with the National Consumer Protection Act. has grown into a brand that champions digital innovation, has a fiercely independent spirit and inspires its fashion loving customer to experiment with their style. To make your shopping fun, you get rewards for all activities you do on the site; you can share and review purchases with friends, collect badges, and win awards.

Job Description

·        Develops the overall strategy for a product category and researches new product options in the category to drive sales and achieve targets.
·        Leads a team that provides category insights and proposals by analysing marketing and customer data and monitoring relevant marketing conditions.
·        Works closely with sales team to determine optimal pricing through analysis of sales trends, competitors, buying habits and planograms of products to promote sales opportunities.
·        Provides effective promotional materials.
·        Develops special arrangements with vendors to enhance product promotions.
·        Devise long-term development strategies for product categories.
·        Place appropriate orders to ensure product availability that meets consumer demands.
·        Liaise with marketing teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a product category.
·        Collaborate with buyers and merchandisers to expand product categories.
·        Proven experience as category manager or similar role.
·        Solid knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles.
·        Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods.
·        An analytical mind with a strategic ability.
·        Previous experience in working based on targets.
·        Excellent communication and people skills.