Category Manager (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in Kenya

Category Manager (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in Kenya

Job Overview:

  • The role is responsible for developing the departmental product offer to meet the customer requirements and be in line with the strategic direction of the business, deliver business buying and sourcing plan in line with the business strategy and deliver a profitable and commercial range that maximizes every sales opportunity in the area/store/region and meet targets.

    Roles and Duties:

  • Develop and deliver on an annual business plan (ABP) in conjunction with DH (department head) for each product line to achieve budgeted goals in revenue, sales, margin, and drive execution of plan at category level

  • Develop and deliver a “range” sales plan that meets agreed sales and margin targets

  • Maintain a level of product expertise, ensuring product is bought within the acceptable standard norms of quality and as per specs

  • Ensure that the stocks are as per the requirements and demand to ensure fewer Markdowns

  • Create planograms and layout for sections as per customer buying habits to impact the sales.

  • Ensure adherence to company health and safety policy at the department(s) level (e.g. health checkup/staff hygiene checks etc.) especially in FMCG

    Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree

  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in Managerial/Supervisory role

  • Experience in FMCG

  • Experience in Supermarket/Hypermarket is a plus

  • Demonstrated track record of successfully growing a business by developing and executing plans

  • Experienced in managing external supplier relationships

  • Should be experienced in hard and soft management skills, analytical and retail management skills, as well as people relationship skills.

  • Must be analytical and practical to manage the numbers part of their job effectively.

  • A multi-tasker and effective problem solver.

  • Good judgment and wisdom in negotiations and projections.

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Category Manager (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in Kenya

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