Category manager

Fix Price Group PLC

Job Description

  • Monitoring and analysis of consumer preferences (consumer goods);
  • Monitoring and analysis of the market, competitors’ activities (assortment, prices, availability, promotion activities, work technology, etc.);
  • Development and maintenance of assortment and pricing policy;
  • Development channels and strategies of product sales;
  • Sales and profit forecasting, preparation of measures for the implementation of sales forecasts, analysis of unsatisfied demand, operational adjustment of forecasts;
  • Periodic monitoring of sales, prices of priority product groups and positions;
  • Development of advertising and marketing campaigns;
  • Search for suppliers and sources of supply of goods on the local market and in other countries;
  • Negotiation, development and conclusion of supply contracts;
  • Implementation and adaptation of technologies for working with goods, considering the peculiarities of the country;
  • Conducting marketing research;
  • Introduction of new products to the market;
  • Preparation of presentations and other information materials on products;
  • Generation of ideas for creating and promoting a product.

Higher education diploma (economic, technical education);Additional education (marketing, sales) is welcome;At least 5 years of experience as a Retail Buyer or similar positionWork experience as a category manager (assortment development, procurement, price formation, promotion and etc.) in retail chains, preferably in UAE;Experience with foreign economic activity;Skills of working with a large assortment;Experience in conducting marketing campaigns;Experience in analyzing consumer preferences, demands;Benchmarking experience;Skills of sales planning, profit, building marketing models;Experience in negotiating, drafting and concluding contracts;Readiness for business trips;Advanced Microsoft Office user, preferably SAP knowledge;Knowledge of Arabic, English and Russian languages ​​(written and spoken).

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