Deputy Director - Category Management

Bengaluru

About Team

Kidswear is one of the fastest growing category and a strategic bet for the org . It is driven by passionate team who work relentlessly to bring great offering for our customer . It encompasses various categories like – apparel / footwear / accessories for  different age segement and need state and hence has tremendous potential of further growth & scale. The category consists of a perfect mix of big brands as well as up & coming exciting labels to work with. Being a key category, it offers great exciting opportunities to learn & grow

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • End to end business owner and Responsible for driving the sales and profitability
  • To Ensure  month on month GMV and GM% targets for the category  are met, taking pricing and visibility interventions wherever required along with the sell?side team
  • Work closely across cross functional teams to identify and work on issues & opportunities across biz enabling it for teams below
  • Liase  with  brands to draft long term business strategies and periodically review performance
  • Help create destination selection across categories by engaging levers around Licensing, Private Labels, International Brands, Nationals etc
  • understanding on inventory planning and optimization
  • Constantly evaluate the storefront, communication, and imagery to ensure it's relevant and exciting for the targeted TG
  • Responsible for analyzing consumer buying patterns, identifying early trends, and predicting Future trends and market movement, and accordingly devising a strategy for the category

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • MBA Degree from Premier B Schools/ NIFT
  • 8+ years experience, ecommerce exp preffered
  • Ideally must have worked leading multiple categories, key account management, negotiations, drafting catg management strategies for high growth
  • Able to work with others in a fast-paced, team environment and to interact effectively with all levels of management.
  • must showcase ability to lead, mentor and manage high performing individuals