Pick N Pay Vacancies – Category Manager

Website Pick n Pay

Job Description:

This exciting opportunity exists in our Online Shopping Division at our Kenilworth Offices in Cape Town. We are looking for a customer centric Category Manager to manage the end-to-end sales and profitability of a category through the analysis of profit margin, sales data and inventory levels.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assortment Optimisation – Compile and review online category plan and ensures ranges and customer experience is in line with the role of category
  • Increase market share – Sources products, identifies launches and content to drive online awareness and seeks new opportunities for online marketing campaigns
  • Drive online sales and profit – drives new and creative sales growth strategies and drives everyday pricing strategy and online promotional strategies and plans
  • Dotcoza’s develops entrance and exit strategies for online ranges and identifies and manages slow moving stock
  • Manages each product category in a way that enables maximum consumer appeal while maximising profits
  • Encourages Innovation – provides strategic direction for online range extension and explores opportunities through existing and new suppliers
  • Develop the best possible customer proposition by implementing assortment planning based on data and customer analytics, being competitively priced, ensuring attractive promotions and a visually appealing and customer centric website
  • Drives merchant behavior – provides thought leadership and awareness amongst merchants and suppliers Stock management – ensures correct stock levels in the

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to interact with internal & external stakeholders at all levels
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Comfortable with learning and adapting to new systems
  • Numerical reasoning
  • People orientation
  • Strong organizational & prioritization skills
  • Ability to influence and persuade
  • Adaptable to change
  • Solutions-oriented, Can-do attitude & Self-motivated
  • Relevant Degree/Diploma qualification advantageous
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Category Management essential SAP & BW knowledge advantageous
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
  • Previous experience within the retail environment advantageous Proficiency in MS Excel essential
  • Previous experience in the FMCG industry will be advantageous

Job Details:

Company: Pick n Pay

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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