CATEGORY SALES MANAGER

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February 05, 2018
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Mactay Consulting is recruiting for fulltime CATEGORY SALES MANAGER.

Job Details

We are looking for a Category Manager to manage a group or category of products for our company. You will be the one responsible for the pricing and overall promotion of a product category to maximize consumer appeal. Relationships with vendors and product range management will also be part of your duties.

An excellent category manager must have extensive experience in understanding consumer needs and the retail environment. They must have a commercial mindset and full comprehension of marketing and sales principles. Exceptional communication skills are also key for category managers.

The goal is to increase sales and profitability of business to drive sustainable growth.

Responsibilities

·         Analyze data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends

·         Devise long-term development strategies for product categories

·         Develop exit strategies for unsuccessful products

·         Foster trust relationships with vendors to achieve better pricing and quality of services

·         Place appropriate orders to ensure product availability that meets consumer demands

·         Determine the positioning of a product category to maximize visibility

·         Liaise with marketing teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a product category

·         Collaborate with buyers and merchandisers to expand product categories

·         Make forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of inventory

·         Assume responsibility of budget development and revenue for category

        

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

Not Specified

Min Qualification:

Not Specified

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other 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

·         BSc/BA in business administration, marketing or related field

 

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About Mactay Consulting

  • Type: Private
  • Headquarters: MacTay House, 5, Prince Adelowo Adedeji Street, Off Admiralty Way, Lekki, Lagos

MacTay Consulting has been in existence for over 28 years in Nigeria. We are a member of TACK and TMI, international consulting companies operating in over 60 countries and with a combined experience ...Know More about Mactay Consulting

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