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19/01 Narayan Iyer
Business Head at PAN India Recruiters

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Product Category Manager - Consumer Durables (3-6 yrs) Premium

Mumbai Job Code: 1209020

Product Category Manager - Consumer Durable Industry

Category Manager responsibilities include :

- Analyzing data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends

- Devising long-term development strategies for product categories

- Developing exit strategies for unsuccessful products

Category Manager job description :

Job brief :

- 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 business to drive sustainable growth.

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 of budget development and revenue for category

Requirements and skills :

- MBA - Full time

- Proven experience as category manager or similar role

- Solid knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles

- Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods

- Proficient in MS Office

- An analytical mind with a strategic ability

From : Any Adhesive / Paint / Consumer Durable / Lighting / Bathfittings / Sanitaryware / Consumer Electronics / Lifestyle Brands / Cement / Building Material Product Cos

- Candidates from Mumbai - 1st preference


PAN India Recruiters

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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