Associate - Category Management (Sports)


Roles and responsibilities

Role: Work closely with Category Manager to drive the business for Mens wear in the relevant category with focus on growth and increasing the market share. Manage relationships with brand partners & establish Myntra as the preferred destination for customers as well as brand partners.



  • ?  Intake / OTB management - Monitor inventory situation & plan inwards based on the DOH plan & plan timely RTVs
  • ?  Selection – making season level buy plans / assortment plans, based on past performance & growth / revenue targets to ensure that the category is well represented
  • ?  Review style level performance based on metrics such as ROS, Sell thru, RPI, RGM
  • ?  Category visibility planning & interventions – planning banners for respective brands and raising
  • banner requests on time
  • ?  Identify gaps in product offerings & subsequently introduce / onboard new brands / categories
  • ?  Managing pricing (SOR / OR) – follow up with brands on securing timely discounts and updating the
  • same, control pricing internally as per planned GM / RGM. Working closely on OR discounting based
  • on profitability requirements
  • ?  Be an effective bridge between brands & internal teams for all communications
  • ?  Operational excellence: Should have prior experience or enough knowledge & confidence to
  • manage merchandising operations, inbound planning, cataloguing & discount monitoring


Qualifications & Experience


  • Graduate from NIFT or other reputed institution
  • 3-4 Years of relevant experience in Apparel buying / planning / merchandising
  • Understanding of planning & Inventory management (Understanding of E-comm will help)
  • Willingness to learn, innovate, take initiatives
  • Strong MS Excel skills & understanding of data analytics
  • Customer centric, creative & analytical problem-solving mindset
  • Ability to work as part of a team & collaborate with others
  • Should be good at multitasking & time management
  • Good interpersonal & negotiation skills