Category Manager

CATEGORY MANAGER

Responsibilities

&#149  To develop product category image, turnover and profitability in the trade

&#149  Define L’Oreal strategy on one or more categories, and convey it to the trade, through strong relationships with local distributors

&#149  Analyze and anticipate market evolution; identify growth levers for each category and each customer

&#149  Make recommendations and influence the trade in its category management decisions: assortment, space allocation, merchandising, stores design and valorisation

&#149  Develop category partnerships with the trade, coordinate projects, follow up and set up corrective actions

&#149  Build a successful and efficient organization

&#149  Recruit, develop and manage teams, ensuring knowledge transfer and change management

 

 

Skills Requirement

&#149  Complex problem solving capabilities

&#149  High energy levels

&#149  The ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure

&#149  Excellent, skills in MS office

&#149   Negotiation skills

 

Education & Experience

&#149  Relevant degree

&#149  Previous exposure working with Nielson Data

&#149  Sales Rep Experience

&#149  Understanding of the trade

&#149  Knowledge of markets and brands

&#149  Product sensitivity

&#149  Marketing and/or sales management


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