Category Manager


Relevant Industry

Building Materials, Consumer Services, Home Decors

Job Description / Responsibilities

  • Understanding consumer behaviour and preferences
  • Ability to create product range plans and financial plans
  • Be responsible for product portfolio and vendor relationships; negotiate with vendors for pricing, delivery timelines etc.
  • Be responsible for sales throughput
  • Make decisions on channels of sale(online/offline)
  • Someone who can take it from 0 to 1 and evolve the entire catalogue as a business

Desired profile of the candidate

  • On-ground experience in merchandising for similar categories/industries
  • Experience in similar industries a plus (like interior design firms, furniture, real estate, etc)
  • Experience is pear heading/launching business verticals – including and not limiting to P&L management, vendor management, team hiring and management, marketing and branding strategies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • 3+ years’ experience in category management – preferably in e-Commerce and Retail Industry