Category Manager

Brimore - Cairo

27
Applicants for
2 open positions
17
Seen
10
Shortlisted
5
Rejected
Experience Needed:
3 to 5 years
Career Level:
Manager
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
2 open positions
About the Job

We are looking for a Category Manager to manage a group or category of products for our company. You 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 your duties.

An excellent category manager 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 managers.

The goal is to increase sales and profitability of the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends
  • Devise long-term development strategies for product categories
  • Develop exit strategies for unsuccessful 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 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 for budget development and revenue for the category
Job Requirements
  • Proven experience as category manager or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of category management, marketing, and sales principles
  • Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • An analytical mind with a strategic ability
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • BSc/BA in business administration, marketing or related field
About this Company

Brimore is an End to End distribution platform where manufacturers can list their products, and an interconnected network of women sell them in their circles, either through creating individual points of sales or by managing local trade shops in their neighborhoods.

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