Thursday, December 28, 2017

Category Manager - Home


In this role, a successful candidate will be an effective communicator and problem-solver, and someone who is able to balance the needs and requirements of both and the strategic supplier. This role is an ideal start to a dynamic career path at for an ambitious candidate who is eager to drive a business.


Smart, eager, hard-working, creative candidate with strong analytical, organizational and merchandising skills.
Maintaining data quality for the product catalogue.
Building comprehensive brand destinations within
Coordinating and creating launch plans for new products/brands/categories.
Managing site placements and promotions to coordinate with relevant suppliers the event calendar if applicable.
Designing and executing targeted marketing campaigns if applicable in coordination with Head of Fashion and Marketing/Merchandising team.
Providing reporting and success metrics for campaigns and merchandising activities.
Reviewing sales and key metrics to identify areas of opportunity to optimize sales and reach new customers.
Management and responsibility of inventory levels.
Supplier's management and engagement.
Manage inventory, open-to-buy, inventory health, item-level forecasting, assortment planning
Interact with operations teams and drive efficiencies through team collaboration
Manage inbound shipments: fill rate, SKUs, operational issues, lead time, quality, deviations.
Responsible for the category KPI's


Internal: Management, Category Team, Marketing, Procurement, Other Inter-Departments

External: Suppliers, Vendors, Clients


The ideal candidate will have a passion for assigned category and an acute interest in driving the growth and profitability of strategic suppliers/brands partners on retail platform.
Deep understanding of the assigned category (brands, supplier's…etc.).
Proven track record of success in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results.
Strong organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, and time management
Excellent analytical skills


Proficiency in Excel
2+ years of retail and/or online experience is preferred
Strong analytical acumen, and experience generating and managing reporting and analysis.
OTB management experience


Proven English skills - both verbal and written. Arabic would be an advantage.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills inside and outside the organization.
Proactive and positive attitude, detail-oriented, and a team player.
Flexible, detail-oriented, analytical, and comfortable working with multiple teams and management.

About the Company - the Middle East's online marketplace.

We connect people and products - opening up a world of possibility. From bracelets and backpacks to tablets and toy cars - we give you access to everything you need and want. Our range is unparalleled, and our prices unbeatable.

Driven by smart technology, everything we do is designed to put the power directly in your hands - giving you the freedom to shop however, whenever and wherever you like.

We're trusted by millions, because we don't just deliver to your doorstep, we were born here. With you'll always be getting a good deal - with exceptional service that makes your shopping experience as easy and seamless as possible.

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