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Category Manager at Konga / Lagos

Full-time / Posted 09 January 2013 / Viewed: 2295 times /

We at Konga.com are working to create a new type of retail company. We are building the human technological and logistical systems needed to get Nigerians what they want (mobile, consumer, electronics, beauty supplies, etc) delivered to their doorstep anywhere in Nigeria. We are a driven, focused and well-funded company looking or super talented people.

Job Description

- Purchase and supply products in a manner that sells the most products and move product inventory.
- Provide customer satisfaction by making it easy for customers to find items
- Determine the right product mix for the online store.
- Determine the type of individual products and the specific numbers that will sleet
consumer demand,
- Identify product that is of consumer interest,
- Compiling ad summary reports arid managing in store promotions
- Penetrate account by actively listening, identifying customer seeds and expectations and utilizing total company offering to roost customer seeds from a category perspective.
- Leverage customer industry, market and competitive informative to gain a competitive edge to drive sates and profitable opportunities for category.
- Ensure self and team members have active business plans that are cross-functionally aligned end routinely liven category reviews,
- Create direction by utilizing appropriate negotiation techniques which guide customers to win-win results
- Identify business challenges and opportunities to create direction and deliver quarterly results

Qualifications

- Bachelor Degree With significant retail experience (ie Category Management Shopper Insights and/or sales experience
- Previous experience communicating complex and/or detailed information to multiple individuals / audience with differing knowledge levels, both in writing and verbally.
- Strong knowledge of Category Management practices and tools,
- Proficiency working in Microsoft Word Excel and PowerPoint.
- Experience in delivering advanced insight with a variety of information streams beyond syndicated data.
- Supervisory/ managerial experience

Competence / Skills

- Ability to draw conclusions, address key opportunities understand and apply market
- Research tools to create selling stories.
- Ability to work in conditions which include multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities
- Experience in delivering advanced insights with a variety of information streams beyond syndicated data
- Ensure self and team members have active business plans that are cross-functional aligned and routinely deliver category reviews.
- Create direction by utilizing appropriate negotiation techniques which guide costumers to win-win results
- A selfless team player, yet goal oriented and delivering on an individual capacity basis.

Application Closing Date: 14th January, 2013

Interested and qualified candidates should apply by sending their CVs.