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07/02 Kusum Rao

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Reliance Retail - Category Lead - Womens Western & Kidswear Segment (8-14 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 1217288

Job Mandate

We are looking for a Category Lead 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 internal & external stakeholders and product range management will also be part of your duties. You must have extensive experience in understanding consumer needs and the retail environment. You will be the one responsible for Assortment/Range plan, buying, operational plans, P&L management, inventory management, promotion and sales execution. The goal is to increase sales and profitability of business to drive sustainable growth.

Purpose and scope of the position: E-Commerce Private Brands Buying- Women's Western & Kidswear

Key Responsibilities:

- P&L Management, Buying & Merchandising

- Annual Operating Plan

- Monthly Sales & Operations Plan

- Category & Brand Growth Plans/Growth Drivers

- P&L & OTB Plans (Category, Brand and Season)

- Assortment Plan (Category, Brand, Brick, Season level)

- Competition Survey, Market Analysis and Benchmarking

- Data Analysis & Insights for Assortment Plans & Sales Execution

- Buying Bets, Sales and Inventory Management

- Forecasting and Promotion management to maximize bottom line

- Own catalogue content - Drive via internal catalogue & marketing teams

- Drive better conversions through catalogue improvement & enhancement

- Returns Analysis, Insights and improvement

- Catalogue Maximization- Go-Live and Non-live follow ups to avoid sales loss

- Own catalogue content creation - lead catalogue photoshoot & content creation via internal catalogue & marketing teams

- Drive better conversions through catalogue improvement & enhancement basis customer insights

- Inventory Health, flow and DOH management for the category

- Category-Brand Health- Sell Through, Ageing, DOH, Buy-Sale Mix

- Coordination with Marketing, Sales & Ops team for monthly sales plan and execution

- Sales, Buy and Inventory metrics tracking and management

- Team & Stakeholder management

- New Project Initiatives for category growth, profitability improvement

Key Skills/ Tools:

- Experience in Fashion Retail/ E-Commerce

- Strong experience in Women's Western Wear Buying

- Strong Business Acumen with good Analytical & Problem Solving Skills. Good in numbers and interpreting data

- Strong skills in cross functional stakeholder management

Note: Looking for Candidates who have Handled Women's Wear Category

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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