Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Category Leader - Consumer Electronics



 Work hard. Have fun. Make history. At Amazon we expect no more and no less from you. Ever since Amazon opened its virtual doors, it has been the aim to become the most customer-centric company in the world. How is this achieved? By having people like you who make sure that customers find everything that they are looking for online - at great prices and convenience. Both Amazon and sellers who list their products on the site already offer millions of new and used items in a wide range of categories. And this is just the beginning. Come and experience a company that reinvents itself every day. Immerse yourself in an environment that is fast-paced, expanding and is continuously inventing new efficiencies and offering great opportunity for our customers and for you!

Amazon's UAE Retail team is looking for an exceptionally motivated and talented Category Leader to own our Consumer Electronics Business . We look for a person with a strong customer focus , who will work on improving product selection, creating the earth's greatest shopping experience - a store featuring more products, brands, & more compelling content than any store, online or off!

This role is based in Dubai- United Arab Emirates.

Responsibilities include:

-    Increase market segment share and drive profitability in the CE business.
-    Grow gross merchandise sales through best-in-class customer experience.
-    Add to selection to provide the widest possibly customer choice and define a customer experience that is a competitive advantage
-    Develop and manage relationships with CXO's of the top CE brands.
-    Responsible for all aspects of UAE CE business , particularly selection , pricing, onsite customer experience, merchandising, editorial content, email and customer acquisition on the demand side, vendor management and buying.
-    Being an ambassador within the industry consistently enhancing the Amazon position
-    Hire and develop leaders to grow the UAE CE business
-    Elevate skill sets and develop bench strength both within the team and for the broader organization

Requirements
Basic Qualifications

-    At least 12 years work experience, ideally in an online, retail, e-commerce or consulting environment.
-    Ability to bring clarity and thought leadership to an unstructured and ambiguous environment.
-    Experience of owning a large P&L and driving revenue growth and profitability.
-    Outstanding analytical skills and experience in planning and forecasting.
-    Experience managing a large team ; and coaching and developing leaders.
-    Proven English skills - both verbal and written.
-    University degree required ideally in a technical or analytical discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

-    MBA degree is a plus
-    Experience in retail category leadership roles is a plus

About the Company
Souq.com - 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 Souq.com 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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