Category Manager - FMCG Grocery

Responsible for growing sales and profit of assigned products group. (FMCG)
Involved in vendor management, pricing, assortment, and inventory management control as well.  
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. 
Category Manager duties and responsibilities
·        Research and analyze data and market insights
·        Search for insights into consumer needs and wants
·        Plan and implement long-term development strategies for product categories
·        Build and maintain long-term relationships with vendors 
·        Place appropriate orders
·        Ensure product availability
·        Strategize positioning of a product category to maximize its visibility
·        Research competitors and suggest appropriate pricing and promotional activities 
·        Manage and track budget 

Category Manager requirements
·        Previous working experience as category manager for (5) years
·        Expertise in category management
·        In-depth knowledge of marketing and sales operations and processes 
·        Hands on experience with analyzing big data and making forecasts 
·        Analytical and critical thinker
·        Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
·        BA in business administration, marketing, or similar relevant field
Operation and sales also request high level candidates:

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