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Category Manager Job Description

Job Overview

We are looking for a highly professional and doting Category Manager to join our retail team. Your role is to maximise the profitability of inventory turnover by determining sales, prices and inventory stock. As a Category Manager, you should also have extensive knowledge of the sales procedures, inventory management and consumer behaviour to extend the sales of the products within your respective category. You will be in direct contact with the suppliers and the distributors so you should have pleasant personality and good customer care abilities.

If you think you are proficient for this role then we would like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain good relations with the vendors for the potential business opportunities.

  • Ensure good and healthy terms with the customers for prospective sales.

  • Develop new strategies to maximise the revenue of the category.

  • Determine exit plans for the less popular or unsuccessful products.

  • Determine the profitability ratio of the products by negotiating with the vendors.

  • Provide strategic marketing plans to increase the sales in accordance with consumer demand.

  • Analyse the financial forecast on the basis of latest trends and market conditions.

  • Coordinate with marketing department to design promotional activities for the products.

  • Attend customer queries and complaints timely in an efficient manner.

Requirements

  • Bachelor in Business Administration or related field.

  • Proven 3 years of experience working as a Category Manager.

  • Proficient knowledge of various sales methods and procedures.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and sales forecast abilities.

  • Good knowledge of MS Office.

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