DohaWe are looking for Category Heads to manage a group or category of products for our company. They will be the one responsible for the pricing and overall promotion of a product category to maximize consumer appeal.
Relationships with vendors and product range management will also be part of their duties.An excellent category head must have extensive experience in understanding consumer needs and the retail environment.
They must have a commercial mindset and full comprehension of marketing and sales principles. Exceptional communication skills are also key for category heads.
The goal is to increase sales and profitability of business to drive sustainable growth.Responsibilities· Analyze data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends· Devise long-term development strategies for product categories· Develop exit strategies for non-moving products· Foster trust relationships with vendors to achieve better pricing and quality of services· Place appropriate orders to ensure product availability that meets consumer demands· Determine the positioning of a product category to maximize visibility· Liaise with marketing and procurement teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a product category· Collaborate with buyers and merchandisers to expand product categories· Make forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of inventory· Assume responsibility of budget development and revenue for category· Responsible for waste management-overseeing and coordinating waste disposal, refuse collection and recycling activities in an efficient and environmentally-friendly manner.
Requirements· Proven experience in specific categories· Below are the categories for which we are hiring· Fresh· Grocery food· Grocery non food· Chilled frozen and dairy· Solid knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles· Preferably Graduates with Excellent communication skills· GCC experience is a must· 3 to 5 years’ experience· Retail FMCG experience is a mustJob Type : Full-time