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05/02 Vikas
Consultant at Team Works Consultancy

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Category Manager - Grocery (1-3 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 256882

Category Manager-(Private Label)

Responsible for Overall Own Label Business(optional)

- Understand the available market opportunity for new and existing categories.

- Stock availability, stock turnover, Category Assortment Expansion.

- New Product development by identifying new Vendors.

- Drive the Sales, Margin, and Inventory.

- Managing overall operations including Buying & Merchandising, Vendor Management, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, etc.

- Steering merchandising efforts in harmony with the business objectives.

- Provide support and guidance for fulfilling statutory requirement related to new Products.

- Should be strong at National Sourcing & TOT Negotiation.

- Participates in development of strategic direction and annual strategic plans for category. Prepares Business plan and ensures sales, gross margin, and contribution targets are achieved.

- Understands the consumer, customer, and competitive environment and utilizes that insight to initiate recommendations in marketing mix (product, price, place, and promotion) and new business/new products.

- Lead projects comprised of cross-functional teams to achieve key initiative deliverables.

- Works directly with digital, content, creative departments, and agency to develop, branding, Artwork, and advertising strategies.

- Performs qualitative and quantitative market research on New products and innovation, packaging concepts, positioning, pricing, and promotion.

Key Skills Required :

- Stakeholder management : Work with internal and external stakeholders to drive the project forward.

- Business acumen and decision making : Strong orientation for learning and quickly grasp

- Business nuances. Ability to take decisions based on sound data analysis and business understanding.

- Customer Centricity : Puts the customer experience paramount to all other considerations

- Problem solving : Deal with complexity and unstandardized processes to come up with quick scalable solutions to problems

- Data orientation: Should be able to build an approach to solving problems through data first category management, assortment planning, p&l management, vendor management

- Candidate must have experience with similar products that co. has to offer and must be willing to work in grocery/any other category

- Should be from retail/e-commerce background

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