Category & Products Line Manager

Responsibilities

  • Analyse Spend data and markets trends to determine the future industry and consumer trends
  • Devise long-term development strategies for assigned product categories
  • Develop exit strategies for unsuccessful products
  • Foster trust relationships with vendors to achieve better pricing and quality of services provided
  • Source innovative vendors and products to secure their availability and to meets the future markets product mix demand
  • Determine the positioning of a product category to maximize visibility
  • Liaise with marketing and sales teams to determine competitiveness of pricing by product category
  • Collaborate with buyers and merchandisers to expand product categories
  • Make forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of our inventory control strategy
  • Assume responsibility of budget development and revenue for category.

Requirements

  • Proven experience as category manager or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles
  • Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • An analytical mind with a strategic ability
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Fluent in English, Bahasa, others such as German, Chinese or French is a plus
  • BSc/BA in business administration, marketing or related field