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