Category Manager (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Category Manager (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Our client, in the retail Industry, is looking to fill the position of a Category Manager – Fruits and Vegetables.

    Job Purpose:

  • The Category Manager is responsible and accountable for managing and monitoring products within their specific category (Fruits and Vegetables).

  • In addition, the role holder must monitor and record conversion rates, click through rate, number of views, and search but not purchased.

  • Finally, the Category Manager is responsible for analyzing data within their respective category and providing input and insights to support business decisions.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage respective categories in both top line and bottom line through quality assortment, price, and content.

  • Maintain main KPIs in respective category, which includes conversion rates, click through rate, number of views, and search but not purchased.

  • Support Category Lead during the process of negotiation to ensure best prices, deals, and large quantities of goods within a specific category.

  • Identify suitable opportunities for each category through selection, profitability, and sales trends-based customer needs.

  • Analyze daily data pertaining to price fluctuations and price problems for specific categories.

  • Build and maintain relationships with senior leaders of partnered vendors to grow and optimize the joint retail and import businesses within the scope of the specific category.

  • Work to ensure a reliable, operational and cost-effective flow
    of goods, from ordering to receipt.

  • Monitor, analyze and own key performance indicators such as vendor import share, out of stock rate, vendor operational metrics, and marketing investments.

    Human Capital Responsibilities

  • Proactively identify and seek professional development opportunities to improve leadership and technical skills pertaining to the direct line of work.

  • Apply and follow Human Capital corporate policies and relevant procedures and instructions

    Qualification Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in E- Commerce or Business Administration.

  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience across product innovation, with channel E-Commerce experience.

  • Retail industry experience is a plus.

    Preferred Languages

  • English (Full professional proficiency – Required)

  • Arabic (Professional efficiency – Advantage)

    How to Apply

  • To apply, send your CV to

  • by 15th January 2022.

  • Indicating Category Manager – Fruits and Vegetables on the email subject.

  • NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement.

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