Category Manager - Fabric Care
Product Line
Full Time
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2021-12-25

A typical day

  • Responsible for achieving financial targets for an assigned category by defining/executing the category management plans.
  • Ensure competitive ranges based on consumer needs and executes the life cycle for the different categories locally according to the broader Strategic Generation plan predefined for MENCA through defining and executing regional range planning of Fabric Care (Front Load, Washer Dryers and Dryers) category
  • Managing and Coordinating the product life cycle (PIPO) for all MENCA markets in cooperation with the local Product Managers in the different markets
  • Prepare Business Cases and Following up relevant projects in cooperation with the different Category management teams in EU, APAC and global to ensure timely and precise delivery of products according to the MENCA markets requirements
  • Pricing recommendation and competitor analysis for Middle East & ROA Markets including analysis of Retailers data, GFK, Euro Monitor, etc…
  • Providing technical product expertise in Implementing Commercial Plans and supporting Sales Team requests (Range Line up PPTs, specs sheets, data sheets, etc)
  • Regular Markets Visits and Online resources tracking to develop markets and Consumer needs understanding.

Working relationship:

Internal:

Working closely with the Product line team in the subsidiary countries while building a close working relationship with the Sales Managers, Marketing, Sales Operation & Finance that will accordingly help in the range planning and delivery on product line targets

External:

Strong business relationship with key customers

Minimum Qualification

Who you are

  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Works independently or with minimal supervision/guidance and direction in own area of knowledge
  • Prioritizes and organizes own work to deliver results according to the agreed deadlines
  • Has developed in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge/expertise in one or more business areas
  • Solves complex problems using existing solutions

Apply now

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'