Senior Category Manager
BrighterMonday Consulting
Nairobi, Kenya
5d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

Our client is Kenya’s biggest online store for Mobiles, Fashion (Clothes / Shoes), Electronics, Home Appliances, Books, Jewellery, Home, Furniture, Sporting goods, Beauty and they are looking for a reliable Senior Category Manager to join their Kenya team.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Senior level
  • Experience Length : 3 years
  • Job Description

    Job Category : B2C, Sales

    Responsibilities :

  • Analyze data or insights todetermine industry and consumer trends
  • Devise long-term developmentstrategies for product categories
  • Develop exit strategies forunsuccessful products
  • Foster trust relationships withvendors to achieve better pricing and quality of services
  • Place appropriate orders toensure product availability that meets consumer demands
  • Determine the positioning of aproduct category to maximize visibility
  • Liaise with marketing teams todetermine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a productcategory
  • Collaborate with buyers andmerchandisers to expand product categories
  • Make forecasts for productdemand to ensure the sustainability of inventory
  • Assume responsibility of budgetdevelopment and revenue for category
  • REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven experience as categorymanager or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of e-commerce, categorymanagement, marketing and sales principles
  • Understanding of data analysisand forecasting methods
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • An analytical mind with astrategic ability
  • Excellent communication andpeople skills
  • BSc / BA in businessadministration, marketing or related field
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