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24/05 Abhishek Kumar
Co - Founder & CEO at Heron Strategic Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

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Manager - Category Management - FMCG Startup (7-10 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 160079

Job description - Staples Category Manager

Roles and Responsibility : 

- Responsible for developing and managing staples categories to drive sales, margin and inventory levels as per target

- Build and manage assortment, have the best assortment in market

- Responsible for replenishment of stock from suppliers and stock availability in store

- Responsible for driving sales through promotions and offers

- Responsible for managing vendor relationships

- Responsible for driving customer engagement events with marketing team

- Responsible for growing sourcing functions for staples by identifying suppliers, mills and building networks.

- Closure of Terms of Trade (TOT) with suppliers, commercial negotiations, and building strong relationships.

- Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies to meet business requirements from time to time.


Achieving sales and margin target

Achieving 100% availability and 90% + fill rate with customers

Managing inventory levels to inventory norms

- Prior exposure of Sourcing and Supplier management is preferred.

- Excellent negotiator

- Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with suppliers

- Ability to analyse data and present information (prepare reports, and recommendations to all levels of management)

- Demonstrated strong self-initiative, sense of urgency and customer relationship building skills

- Ability to multitask and be proactive and independent in a fast paced and dynamic environment 

- Reasonable knowledge of Sourcing and Procurement, Price, Supplier/ Product evaluation

Reporting to : Regional Head

Experience : At least 7 year of category management

Experience in one of the Staples Food

Experience in Bangalore

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