Manager - Category Management


Roles and Responsibilities

Role: Drive the business for 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.


  • Complete ownership of the PnL of the category including key metrics & targets such as GMV, GM, Inventory Provisioning, Marketing/Monetization, CM etc panning across all portfolios such as OR/SOR/PPMP/FBM etc
  • Handle/Manage complete day to day operations across the category and ensure setting up of streamlined processes to maximize brand potential on the app, including
         o Work with the category planning team to develop monthly brand level plans in accordance with the monthly targets per the annual plan including inward quantities for OR/SOR Portfolio
         o Coordination with Outright/SOR brands to ensure right supply and replenishments as per the targets including building SMU/MTO lines wherever required
         o Coordination with Ops teams on inward slotting, timely deliveries to ensure the monthly inward targets are met
         o Coordination with marketplace brands to ensure correct supply, discounting, marketing investments, fulfillments as per Myntra TATs, assortment building etc to achieve the monthly revenue targets
          o Business development through leveraging the marketplace models to launch brands aiming for selection/assortment solves
          o Coordination with multiple teams on financial reconciliation closures for key brands, wherever applicable
  • Drive the catalog building for the category through brand and relationship management across all brands both national and International
  • Work closely with the Demand team to ensure optimum pricing, visibility on the app as well as track key metrics such as LCs, clicks, conversions etc
  • Build and maintain robust brand relationships and partner on a consistent basis to ensure alignment & execution of Annual plans and relevant brand campaigns are driven on Myntra
  • Understand current trends, opportunities, assortment, competition and buyers’ vision by category of business and use this knowledge to properly assort, merchandise and market the selection
  • Execute on-going competitive analysis as well as recommended strategies and tactics to improve our value equation to the customer.


Qualifications & Experience

  • ? 3-4 years of E-comm/Apparel buying /Assortment planning /merchandising experience – Managing
    the e-comm portfolio from the brand’s side or category management would be preferable
    ? Graduate/Post-graduate from NIFT or other reputed institution
  • ? Demonstrated ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding and ambiguous environment
    ? Strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
    ? Strong analytical numbers acumen and be comfortable generating and evaluating forecasts, metrics
    ? Strong MS Excel & power-point skills is a must
    ? Work closely with various departments within the company to ensure that all consumer touch
    points and messaging are working and measured harmoniously