JOB: CATEGORY EXECUTIVE - FMCG

 

Our client in FMCG Industry is seeking to fill the position of Category Executive.

The successful candidate will be in charge of driving the pricing, shelving, marketing and promotions of the category's products to make them as visible, accessible, and appealing to customers as possible.

The candidate will be reporting to Category Manager.

Job summary;

Responsible for implementing product category sales, marketing & distribution strategies, sales growth and EBITDA target achievement for category, establishing & implementing support systems for execution excellence and achieving category cost targets.

Principle duties and responsibility;

  • Ø Implement the departmental strategy through processes and procedures to achieve the organization’s objective
  • Ø Ensuring respective category is available and visible at all points of sales in general and modern trade
  • Ø Execute agreed and approved strategies and plans including promotions, merchandising activities, launches, activations (ATL&BTL)
  • Ø Ensuring merchandising material is appropriately placed at all Point of Sales (POS)
  • Ø Identifying growth and innovation opportunities through generation of consumer and market insights
  • Ø Conduct regular and continuous monitoring and competitor activities and recommend appropriate measures
  • Ø Developing and cascading the individual targets through a performance management structure while inspiring the team to achieve the section scorecard in line with the overall objective
  • Ø Generation of periodic relevant reports on category performance
  • Ø Implementing best practices in category management and respective areas of work
  • Ø Implementing product quality, customer and service excellence and change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS;

  • Degree in Sales and Marketing
  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience in category or Brand position.
  • Should have strong background with merchandising and vendor relationships 
  • CIM Certificate
  • Analytical, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Possesses excellent communication, presentation and decision-making skills
  • Must have good commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Able to analyze data and sales statistics and translate results into sales opportunities
  • Person of high integrity.

How to Apply

All application on link below;

http://www.reedsafricaconsult.com/upload-cv.html , on or before close of business 9th February 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

Contact: consult@reedsafricaconsult.com
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