Manager – Category Management (RAPID Brands)


Manager – Category Management (RAPID Brands)

Roles and Responsibilities

Candidate will work with one of the verticals of RAPID brands. RAPID brands operate across various vertical ranging from Men Casual Wear, Women Western Wear, Women Ethnic, Loungewear, & Kids. The role will span across all possible aspects of business ranging from Selection, Scale, Margin, Intake, Inventory management, Pricing, & App Visibility. 


  • 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 etc related analysis

Qualifications & 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, analysing and interpreting data)
  • Ability to work in fast pace & dynamic environment
  • Liaison with multiple stakeholders
  • Good verbal & written communication skills