Manager - Category Management

Bengaluru

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Scale, Growth, & Margins
  • Driving new business initiatives (brand extension, new markets, & new business models etc)
  • Working with Planning for OTB, Intake, & Option plan; as per business requirement
  • Leveraging technology tool to identify the latest trends, providing brief to design team, & closing handovers with sourcing team on monthly basis
  • Maintaining differentiation for Here&Now and Moda Rapido
  • Good product knowledge, understanding of design as well as costing required
  • To ensure required intake happens on time, and should be in line with BM% & MRP targets
  • Timely inputs for all visibility avenues, and keep tab on pricing for optimization
  • Responsible for assortment planning, & competitive benchmarking
  • Financial analysis - sales, margin, discount, inventory, & visibility

Qualification & Experience:

  • 4-6 years of experience with fashion background
  • Familiarity with category management for relevant category
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement
  • Comfortable with figures (collecting, analyzing and interpreting data)
  • Ability to work in fast pace & dynamic environment
  • Liaison with multiple stakeholders
  • Good verbal & written communication skills