Local Category Manager-Taste
Product Line
Full Time
Egypt
2021-03-09

Your Role

Local Category Manager supports development and deployment of the category’s product strategy as well ensures timely creation of products for costumers by acting as a link between Factory and PL. He or she contributes to effective launch execution and consistent ranging.

A Typical Day

  • Carry out all key steps to enable addition of SKUs into market/ cluster portfolios
  • Create new PNCs and specification
  • Monitor and administer the product at PNC level in the systems
  • Ensure identification and shipment of samples where needed
  • Define PS and ensure the data accuracy
  • Contribute to the creation of the promotion materials by providing photos, specifications and other product details
  • Maintain the range model catalogue including target launch price, unique selling propositions, etc.
  • Follow up on quality issues and product improvements (e.g. Pilot appliances and issues blocking production lines)

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or other relevant disciplines
  • With at least 3 years of experience in product management and marketing
  • Strong communication ability (both written and spoken)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with stakeholders across functions

Core Competencies

  • Demonstrates tenacity and focus by continuously striving to reach goals and overcoming obstacles (Energy)
  • Ability to influence others (peers and cross functional stakeholders) (Energy)
  • Ability to understand complex situations and find a collaborative way to navigate through; to recover quickly from setbacks and remained composed and focused in challenging situations. (Agility)
  • Cross-functional collaboration is key. Ability to listen and networks well as well as to synthesize multiple, diverse viewpoints into practical, scalable solutions is necessary to succeed. (Openness)
  • Consumer centric mind-set (Openness)
  • Curious about new ways of doing things and challenges own thinking beyond current practice. Proposes new and original ideas, approaches and solutions to problems. (Growth)

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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'