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Category Manager FMCG


5 - 10 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Graduation. Any Nationality

, Posted on April 3, 2018 1 Opening

Job Description

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• Responsible for assisting and contributing to the development and creation of the total category / product strategies, objectives and tactics. This position will be accountable for driving the performance of product classes and items within the FMCG category.

• Develop a complete range of strategies and initiatives in driving business growth and profitability. Accountable for gross margin / return on investment for FMCG category.

• Maximizes assortment breadth and depth through selection of suppliers and products. Work closely with key suppliers to develop actionable plans designed to improve sales, profits and brand positioning.

• Responsible for supporting comprehensive marketing plans and initiatives designed to achieve product category goals including promotions, incentives, PR, education and training, trade shows and catalogues.

• Evaluate alternative and potential range of products and suppliers based on pricing, market trends, product offering and quality.

• Negotiate and control product costs. Negotiate all aspects related to supplier programs, promotions, payment, freight terms and policies. Monitor and communicate supplier performance.

• Support the strategy, growth and development of private brands within FMCG category.

• Develop effective cross-functional relationships within the organization to effectively accomplish the responsibilities of the function such as Marketing, Marketing Services, Sales, Advertising, Customer Care, Operations, Information Technology and Finance.

• Manages people, processes, budgets, performance management, compliance activities, and associate development as required by the job.

• Understands and demonstrates Core Business Values.

About Shopinc.com

Shopinc.com is an online retailer offering a wide range of products across households, Grocery, Fashion, and Electronics. We provide the best Quality products of Top brands at competitive prices
We believe every customer must get the best user experience and excellent product range to choose from. Shopinc.com values every customer’s time, we offer time bound shipping and Delivery services with convenient payment options
At Shopinc.com we strive to be one step ahead in technology, we are committed to keep our customers trendy and smart with the latest products and with a great shopping experience.
Shopinc.com part of the EMITECH Group is a highly Customer centric Organization. Ranked 21st at the Dubai SME 100 awards.
Consistent Average growth Rate between 50-75% over the last 5 years.
Culture, Dedication, Positivity & Confidence is what we represent at Shopinc.com

Industry Type : Internet / E-commerce / Dotcom
Functional Area : Merchandising & Planning / Category Management

Desired Candidate Profile

• Proven experience of 5 to 8 years as category manager or similar role in UAE

• Strong analytical and decision making skills

• Excellent communication skills with the ability to work across functions

• Capacity for creative thinking in negotiating or problem solving atmosphere

• Ability to build and maintain effective business relationships

• Expert abilities in Microsoft Office Suite software including MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Category Management Procurement Purchase Buyer Vendor Management FMCG Marketing Fmcg Sales Business Development

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