Category Head - eCommerce Startup

Silver People
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 7-10 years
  • 16 Sep 2015

  • Marketing

  • Internet/ ECommerce
Job Description

Job Purpose : Be responsible for Top-line and Bottom-line of all categories (kitchen and wardrobes, Furniture and D- cor)

Responsibilities :

- To manage a team of category managers in kitchen and wardrobes, Furniture and D'cor categories

- Setting up the vendor base for the category including tie-ups and negotiate with suppliers for competitive prices

- Achievement of Net Sales, Margins, Stock Turnover & Sales and ensure best possible margins are maintained

- Working closely with marketing to enhance Brand Visibility

- Finalizing product cost, deciding selling Price and promotion plans

- Manage category P&L, strategic priorities and drive execution

- Marketing, merchandising and customer engagement

- Responsible for customer experience

- Responsible to drive overall units, revenue and profitability and growth of categories

- Responsible for planning & driving the annual operating plan (AOP) by analyzing the market size, growth rates and planned market share.

- Ensure that the buying is optimized to offer a wide variety of choices at best prices to consumers

- Work with the Design head to plan and manage product assortment.

- Working closely with installation team to schedule delivery and coordinate installation

Qualifications :

- 7+ years of experience in heading a category in eCommerce, preferable in hard lines

- Prior experience in developing a vendor base

- MBA from tier 1/tier 2 college is preferred

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