Head of Category

Job Description

Job Title:                   Head of Category

Client:                        E-Commerce

Location:                   Ghana

Salary:                        Competitive Salary Package + Benefits

Job Purpose:

As a Head of Category, you will be responsible for designing and implementing the strategy of the category (Home & Appliances, Mobile, TV, Grocery, Fashion and Baby Kids and Toys, & Computing). You will be accountable for the most important of Company KPIs: growth and profitability and managing end-to-end relationships for our top brands and vendors. From the very essence of commercial, to operations or even co-organization of Company key commercial events, your scope will provide you with all levers to drive your categories toward the right direction.

This role offers an opportunity to be the next wave of CCOs, MDs and Category Directors across the group.

What you will do

  • Build strong links with C-Levels and account managers of Company’s top brands and vendors
  • Act as a representative of Company to Key Accounts
  • Ensure a flawless understanding of the entire ecosystem as well as a tremendous network
  • Drive category growth by ensuring company have the right products at the right prices
  • Ensure your accounts are match key operational KPIs (out of stock and time for having the products ready to ship)
  • Anticipate sourcing through brand product roadmaps
  • On-board 100% of your account’s products available
  • Organize key commercial events such as Black Friday, Company Anniversary, etc.
  • Build a comprehensive business plan for your category to ensure we structured growth

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, or any related field
  • At least 6 years’ experience, either in FMCG, tier 1 retail groups, top banking or consulting companies
  • Strong commercial skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Great capacity to handle high stake negotiations
  • Structured and organized
  • Good with tools (excel & PPT, Salesforce.com would be a plus)
  • Resistant to stress
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Convince the people and your team that you are making the right decisions
  • Great ability to work in a fast paced and competitive environment
  • Flawless English communication

Client Offers

  • A unique opportunity in implementing and executing new ideas for a thriving e-commerce business
  • The opportunity to work with professional and dynamic teams in and outside your local country
  • An attractive salary packages
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation


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