Category Manager

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Location: Singapore
Categories: Retail

Responsibilities:

  • Full P&L responsibility for the categories, including revenue , margin, wastage & other supplier income.
  • Must develop and execute optimal category strategy, pricing, promotions, range, availability, and cost prices to expand both sales and margin.
  • Ensure RedMart has the widest selection and best prices in the market through international sourcing, recruiting marketplace sellers and leveraging competitive intelligence.
  • Work with existing vendor base to negotiate terms improvement, secure supplier advertising spend, develop new incentive programs, and ensure a reliable and operationally effective flow of goods to our fulfillment center.
  • Work to develop new sourcing and extended range to ensure we have high quality, good value goods available to our customers year round.
  • Employ data-driven decision making to drive the category. Provide insight to the commercial team and work closely with marketing and supply chain to forecast demand and ensure consistent supply
  • Partner with supply chain team to manage inventory levels and wastage.
  • Contribute to Redmart growth by optimising and streamlining Category management. Help to design systems and processes to minimise time spent of day-to-day tasks and allow more time for strategic thinking.
  • Work cross functionally with Technology, Operations and Marketing to deliver strategic projects allowing redmart to offer the best customer experience.

 

Your background:

The ideal candidate has superb business judgment with a desire to build and manage their own business. He/she must be able to work well in cross-functional teams to drive business goals. The must have good industry understanding of the grocery business, and ideally experience across multiple categories.

Other qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from top undergraduate institution.
  • 5-8  years' experience, preferably in merchandising / buying.
  • Superb business judgment with a track record of successful negotiations and overall relationship management (both internal and external).
  • Ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment, with strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Great communication skills (both oral and written) are a must.

 

Preferred:

  • MBA.
  • Mastery of MS Office (particularly Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) is preferred, as well as an agility with web-based software applications and internally-developed systems.

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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