Sr. Category Manager - FSC APAC&MEA
Product Line
Full Time
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Food preperations category Manager APAC & MEA will be responsible for leading the business unit in profitable growth together with Category director by creating Simply Outstanding Consumer Experiences in the category. identifying consumers negative experience and needs, leading the development of Category Generation Plan, prioritizing the projects and driving the entire NPD process with the category.

The Category Manager is the first point of call for Cluster’s teams for all matters relating to the category. And drivers for business performance improvement in the category.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define a competitive advantages for the Sub Category

  • Identify opportunities based on the market sizing for the category across each cluster & market

  • Identify and deliver of consumer insights for the category working with Marketing & Clusters

  • Develop the 10X MBBs for the category

  • Build a model catalogue for the sub-category

  • Lead the sub category CPs with project managers for clusters’ category strategy and executions

  • Managesourcing ranges across cluster with GSO to identify & develop better strategic suppliers

  • Lead the delivery of commercial results for the (sub) category

  • Ensure the readiness of the commercial launch in collaboration with Design, R&D, Marketing and Cluster PL team.

  • Define tVPM (Volume, Price, Mix) strategy and look for business insights to improve further.

  • Monthly Cluster business review and driving commercial agenda executions down to cluster level 


Who you are

  • Track record in Brand or Category Management with P&L responsibility

  • Knowledge of what it takes to drive product development and sales success 

  • Experience of leading a team at senior level

  • A leader – you have a vision and a purpose, and you can inspire and influence others to not only share it, but apply their abilities to achieving it.

  • A strategic-thinker – you can join the dots to take us from where we are to where we want to be, mapping the clear routes and strategies essential to achieving our goals.

  • Open – You keep the consumer and customer front of mind, bringing an outside-in perspective to encouraging cross-collaboration, utilising diversity and encouraging open feedback.

  • Energetic – Your enthusiasm is infectious and inspires and engages your colleagues and collaborators to achieve, deliver, be accountable and own their work. You’ll also have the stamina essential to delivering results in both the short and long term.

  • Agile – you work with urgency, analysing and adapting to different situations, quickly understanding changes and reacting confidently and decisively.

  • Growth – you love to explore new ideas and drive continuous improvement, not only to do your best work but to develop your capabilities and acquire new skills. 

  • Results-driven. Maximising efficiencies and hitting KPIs are just the beginning: your real passion is delivering products that change and enhance lives. The rest is a bonus.  

  • Ambitious. You always strive for better, in your work and for your future.


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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'