Category Manager
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We are looking for a highly professional retail Category Manager to join our team. 

As a Category Manager, your duties and responsibilities include maximizing the profitability of inventory turnover by determining sales, prices and inventory stock. 

You should have extensive knowledge of the sales procedures, inventory control, and consumer behavior. You should also extend the sales within your respective category of products. 

You will be in direct contact with the suppliers and the distributors. You should have a pleasant personality, excellent communication skills, and good customer care abilities.

If you are ready to take up this Category Manager work, then apply right away. We will love to meet you.


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

  • Ensuring reliable and healthy terms with the customers for prospective sales.

  • Developing new strategies and set competitive prices to maximize the revenue of the category.

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

  • Determining the profitability ratio of the products.

  • Negotiating the contract terms and agreements with the vendors.

  • Providing strategic marketing and sales plan to drive sales in accordance with consumer demand.

  • Coordinating with the marketing team to design promotional activities for the products.

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

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


  • Bachelor’s degree or Master of Business Administration or related field.

  • Proven 3 years of experience working as a Category Manager or a similar role in the Retail Department.

  • Proficient knowledge of various sales methods and procedures.

  • Strong sales forecast abilities.

  • Good knowledge of MS Office.

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Great interpersonal and management skills.

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to work in a team or individually as and when required.

  • Ability to manage and handle multiple tasks.

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Good time management abilities.

  • Strong decision-making skills.

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Debbie Bullock, Group HR Manager at English Lakes
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English Lakes Hotels, Resorts and Venues
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