HR Manager at Industrybuying
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Industrybuying.com - Category Owner (2-5 yrs)
We are looking for a Category Owner to join our team, who will be responsible for managing the assigned category.
You will be the one responsible for branding and promotion of that product group with the goal to optimize sales. Building strong relationships with all the vendors is extremely important for this role. Relationships with vendors, commercial mindset as well as understanding consumers' wants and needs and will also be part of your duties.
Role & Responsibilities:
1.) Manage Portfolio: New brand acquisition and pricing strategy, category merchandising on website, managing product portfolio and inventory management.
2.) Vendor management: Vendor development & management, vendor relationship management.
3.) Private Label Development: Development of Private brands/products based on historical sales record and by assessing market trends.
4.) Marketing: Developing relevant category content for marketing and promotions, working closely with digital marketing team to optimize spends across different digital channels.
5.) Price Management: Price management of the catalogue so one remains competitive in the market, that will include negotiations with the vendors and replacing the one's fail to provide competitive price.
6.) Category Analytics: Proficient in data and analytics to identify growth areas and execute.
7.) Preferable Industries: Row Labels, Office Supplies, Lab Supplies, Medical supplies & equipments, Solar, Agriculture Garden & landscaping, Safety, Automotive maintenance & accessories, Material handling & equipment.
1.) Previous working experience as category owner for atleast 2 years
2.) Expertise in category management
3.) In-depth knowledge of marketing and sales operations and processes
4.) Hands on experience with analyzing big data and making forecasts
5.) Analytical and critical thinker
6.) Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills