Position: (Senior) Category ManagerAs a Category Manager, you will focus on delivering a world-class customer experience and exceptional sales and margin growth for the categories that you are responsible for as we rapidly expand and grow our selection from around the world. Job Responsibilities :- Category Growth: Driving marketplace growth of the relevant category keeping in mind the consumer and competition. - Selection: Responsible for merchandising, assortment planning, option plans pre-season as well as in season to ensure that the Category is well represented - Trend Spotting: Should be able to identify broader trends and fill category gaps - Cross-Functional Capabilities: Should be able to fruitfully coordinate with marketing, supply chain, cataloging, finance/commercial and other functions of the organization. - Supervision and Monitoring of Operations: Should have prior experience or enough knowledge & confidence to mentor / supervise merchandising operations. Inbound planning, Cataloging monitoring & Discount monitoring, etc should be managed. - PnL: Owning P&L for the relevant category in alignment with business goals. The Category manager would be responsible for the revenue targets as well as the gross margins. - Marketing promotions: Should drive visibility plans, promotion plans and coordinate the same between the internal marketing teams and that of the sellersRequired Qualification :- 3 - 8 yrs of relevant work experience - Startup Cultural Fit: willingness to learn, to innovate, to take initiative, to think beyond conventional dogma, the ability to work in a flat organization - He/She should be good at multitasking, critical thinking and comfortable with leading a team. - Extremely strong analytical problem-solving attitude - Proven track record of finding innovative solutions to business problems - Location: Whitefield, Bangalore
Place of Origin's new premium, ethnic packaged food products needs a steady and exciting range of new products to be developed for its pipeline. The candidate will look into the end-to-end product development life cycle that includes: 1. Delivering monthly targets to create fresh and innovative food products 2. Analyze data to identify products that will work for the brand within the framework set 3. Negotiate with potential vendors to be able to source product at competitive prices 4. Build and grow relationship with vendors to capture maximum value from vendor's manufacturing setup 5. Visualize and develop packaging solution to suit the product 6. Ensure FSSAI regulations and other compliances are addressed to ensure product is ready to launch 7. Strategize and create go-to-market plan 8. Liaise with teams to ensure smooth launch of products in market 9. Strategize and implement marketing to ensure product off-take is maximized 10. Own and build relationships for sales from online marketplaces/alternate channels
- Help team to do sales closure and do QA of the calls and provide them feedback for improvement.- Responsible for revenue generation, P/L for category(s) and achieving targets- Develop and implement a complete end to end process from lead generation to close and evaluate the effectiveness of sales, methods, costs and results.- Do market research and involve in doing competitor study and provide the solution to improve the product and design sales strategy.- Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate team members.- Establish and implement short and long-range goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.- Research and develop strategies and plans which identify marketing opportunities, direct marketing, and new project development.- Constantly monitor the competitive landscape and market conditions to identify opportunities, issues, and risks to recommend tactical strategies- Supervise the planning and development of company marketing and communications materials.- Supervise the preparation, issuance, and delivery of sales materials, exhibits, and promotion programs.- Recommend and administer policies and procedures to enhance sales operations.- Monitor team member performance and making sure the target assigned should be reached.
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