Category Manager for Accessories
JOB TITLE: Category Manager for Accessories
EMPLOYER: Baku Electronics MMC DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-27 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2018-08-26

Category Manager for Accessories

Department: Commercial
Group: Category Management
Report to:  Commercial Director
Supervision: Product Expert

Job brief

We are looking for a Category Manager to manage category of accessories for our company. He/She will be the one responsible for the pricing and overall promotion of a product category to maximize consumer appeal. Relationships with vendors and product range management will also be part of duties.


- Analyze data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends (IT, Mobile, TV accessories)
- Devise long-term development strategies for product categories
- Develop exit strategies for unsuccessful products
- Foster trust relationships with vendors to achieve better pricing and quality of services
- Place appropriate sell out and sell inn forecasts, orders to ensure product availability that meets consumer demands
- Determine the positioning of a product category to maximize visibility
- Liaise with marketing teams to determine competitive pricing and promotional activities of a product category
- Collaborate with buyers and merchandisers to expand product categories
-Make forecasts for product demand to ensure the sustainability of inventory
- Assume responsibility of budget development and revenue for category
- Responsible for showcasing strong leadership & entrepreneurial activities within the category


- Proven experience as category manager or similar role- between 2-4 years of work experience
- Solid knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles
- Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods
- Strong analytical skills with proven experience of Excel including Macros, Pivot Tables, V-Lookups
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Experience of managing cross functional teams
- Previous responsibility for strategic development, product management or product marketing, revenue targets and quotas is highly desirable
- Excellent marketing skills, a feel for customer needs, as well as a high degree of innovative prowess
- Languages – Azeri (good/fluent), Russian (good), English (good/fluent)

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