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Junior Category Manager

Toters

Toters

Administration
Baghdad, Iraq
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024

Toters is an on-demand e-commerce and delivery platform and operates a service that enables customers to get anything in their city at the highest level of convenience.

At Toters, technology is at the heart of everything we do. We have product teams that are working hard every day to create products that make our customers' lives easier. Our engineers are also continuously creating solutions to make our processes more efficient, all in an effort to get to our customers fast and at the best cost. If you are interested in working in a high growth startup environment, and look to be part of a team that will potentially change the way customers shop in the Middle East, apply now.

A Junior Category Manager is a person who is responsible in building and maintaining strong, long-lasting supplier relationships based on trust and respect. The Junior Category Manager has to clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to upper management.

Responsibilities:

Serve as the lead point of contact for all suppliers, negotiate new contract, and extract up front and back margins
Build and maintain strong, long-lasting supplier relationships based on trust and respect
Negotiate contracts and close agreements to maximize profits
Analyze data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends
Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to upper management
Devise long-term development strategies for product categories
Foster trust relationships with suppliers to achieve better pricing and quality of services
Prepare reports on positioning of a product category to maximize visibility
Communicating with suppliers to understand their needs and explain product value
Collecting and analyzing data to learn more about consumer behavior and propose ideas to increase revenues
Resolving complaints and preventing additional issues by improving processes
Liaise with the marketing coordinator to determined competitive pricing promotional activities of a product category

Requirements:

Proven work experience as a Category Manager or similar role
Problem solving skills and analytical skills
FMCG experience is preferred
Proven ability to juggle multiple projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail
Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or relevant field