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Manager - Category Management

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  • Management (incl. project, product management & human resources)
  • Retail Jobs
  • Fashion Jobs

Description

  • Responsible for Scale, Growth, & Margins.
  • Driving new business initiatives (brand extension, new markets, & new business models etc).
  • Working with Planning for OTB, Intake, & Option plan; as per business requirement.
  • Leveraging technology tool to identify the latest trends, providing brief to design team, & closing handovers with sourcing team on monthly basis.
  • Maintaining differentiation for Here&Now and Moda Rapido.
  • Good product knowledge, understanding of design as well as costing required.
  • To ensure required intake happens on time, and should be in line with BM% & MRP targets.
  • Timely inputs for all visibility avenues, and keep tab on pricing for optimization.
  • Responsible for assortment planning, & competitive benchmarking.
  • Financial analysis - sales, margin, discount, inventory, & visibility.

Specific Requirements

  • 4-6 years of experience with fashion background.
  • Familiarity with category management for relevant category.
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement.
  • Comfortable with figures (collecting, analyzing and interpreting data).
  • Ability to work in fast pace & dynamic environment.
  • Liaison with multiple stakeholders.
  • Good verbal & written communication skills.

Hard Skills

  • Data Analytics
  • Data Management
  • Marketing research
  • Trend research
  • Financial projections
  • Cross-functional collaboration
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Skilled Collaborator
  • Organized
  • Hands-on