By June 14, 2021

Our client in the FMCG industry is looking to hire a CATEGORY MANAGER.

Job Location; Mombasa


The ideal candidate will be responsible for planning and executing strategies of respective categories across the sales & distribution, marketing and part of the supply chain functions to satisfy consumer and maximize sales.


  • Manage sales team for improving sales of a specific category of products
  • Develop selling strategies based on with company’s competitive and success elements.
  • Assist in coordinating and executing the business tactics for development, marketing and sales of the products in the category.
  • Develop and execute category plans to meet revenue goals.
  • Manage inventory levels to maximize sales. This is through ensuring that merchandise is present at all points of sale.
  • Assist in preparing capital budget plan and expense management plan.
  • Make changes to the product line to increase profit margin.
  • Respond to customer’s queries about new products.
  • Implement monthly promotional strategies to achieve sales goals. Planning, budgeting and executing of advertising and promotional activities for the category, leveraging on consumer marketing platforms.
  • Negotiate price changes with vendors and inform the changes to relevant departments of the organization.
  • Analyze customer requirements and develop product promotions to drive sales.
  • Address customer queries and concerns in a timely fashion
  • Perform customer negotiations and determine new customer contract terms.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and market competitions. Benchmarking and implementing best practices in category management & respective areas of work
  • Attend industry events and trade shows for promoting company products.



  • Degree in Sales and Marketing
  • CIM Certificate
  • At-least 5 year(s) relevant experience
  • Functional Skills; Team management, Persuasive communication, Analytical skills, Negotiation skills, Creative thinking
  • General Skills; Teamwork, Communication Skills, IT skills, Customer Service, Time Management

All applications should be done on or before close of business 2nd July 2021 on link to the email below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Job Information

Status: Closed No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Mid level Years of experience: 5 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 14 Jun 2021

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