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Category Manager

Carrefour Armenia

Industry: Sales, Business Development
Deadline: 3/3/2024
City: Yerevan
Employment type: Full Time
Work experience: Senior

Carrefour Armenia is looking for Merchandise Managers to join our fast-growing company.

Main Tasks

  • Identify and source (Locally & internationally) the full category assortment following the category role matrix and the right price positioning according to the market environment and market trend.
  • Negotiate the annual trade agreement and specific clauses with distributors and ensure that the budget is achieved.
  • Negotiate the best buying conditions respecting the volume concept.
  • Ensure that the trade agreement counterparts are well respected and implemented on time.
  • Negotiate the promotional events according to the calendar and ensure the budget achievement as well the right execution at the company level.
  • Guaranty the right implementation of merchandise concepts at the store level and ensure that the concepts are well understood by all parties through frequent store visits.
  • Follow up on regular basis on the supplier scorecard to ensure the target achievement and the good respect of the contract.
  • Plan and define the annual budget: turnover, front & back margin.
  • Ensure the proper conservation, utilization and profitability of department assets.
  • Be informed about retail developments and innovations.
  • Participate, with the Management team to the Merchandise Plan and guarantee its proper execution.
  • Report any activity that might interfere with the proper functioning of the company.
  • Inform the hierarchy of the qualitative and quantitative position of competitors.
  • Ensure synergy between merchandise team and store teams.
  • Analyze and compare our performance to the market by section.

Key Required Skills & Knowledge

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • + 3 years of working experience, with a solid background in retail stores operations
  • Team leader with strong communication skills.
  • Rigorous, Pragmatic, detail-orientated, Analytical.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Strong expertise in marketing and category management.
  • Good at MS office (Excel in particular) and computer skills.
  • excellent (upper inter.) knowledge of English language

Additional Notes

All interested candidates are kindly required to send their CVs.

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