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30/06 Rafia Tasneem
Senior Consultant at Armour Corporate Services

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Category Manager - Food/Health/Personal Care (8-12 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 831184

Category Manager - FMCG

Job Purpose : This position is responsible for maintaining relationships with vendors and managing product range. The category manager also is responsible for the overall promotion of a product category.

Responsibilities and Duties :

- Analyze data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends.

- Develop the customer vision for responsible categories, particularly the lead channel customers.

- Develop and present a rationale for initiatives whilst working with sales and marketing teams.

- 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.

- 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.

Skills and Competencies :

- Solid knowledge of category management, marketing, and sales principles.

- Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods.

- Excellent communication and people skills.

- An analytical mind with a strategic ability.

- Proficient in MS Office.

- Enterprising team-player with the ability to manage group workflow.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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