Regional Category Manager - pandamart (APAC)

 

Singapore, Singapore

 

foodpanda is the largest food and grocery delivery platform in Asia, outside of China. Operating in more than 400 cities across 12 markets, we continue to expand and grow in our core food delivery business, as well as in new verticals like grocery deliveries, with a strong tech infrastructure at our core. From our restaurants-partners, cloud kitchens and cloud grocery stores — foodpanda is just one tap away, getting everything you need into your hands quickly and conveniently!

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Regional Category Manager - pandamart (APAC) to join us in scaling our platform, to digitalise businesses in Asia, uplift rider livelihoods and build a hyper-convenient platform for our customers. If you love working with technology to create solutions and are not afraid to roll up your sleeves to get things done, you will find your tribe here at foodpanda. Our diverse and high-performing team comprises people from more than 60 nationalities, and we welcome all experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. Up for an exciting new career?

 

Responsibilities

  • Act as the ‘business owner’ across different categories and markets, possessing a complete understanding of internal and external variables that impact foodpanda business
  • Must develop and execute optimal category strategy, pricing, promotions, range, availability, and cost prices to expand both sales and margin for each country.
  • Work closely with the different category managers in all markets to ensure foodpanda categories have the optimal selection and strategically competitive prices in the market through local and international sourcing.
  • Source and build strong supplier base to negotiate terms improvement, secure supplier advertising spend, and ensure a reliable and operationally effective flow of goods.
  • Employ data-driven decision making to drive the category. Provide insight to the commercial team and work closely with marketing and supply chain to forecast demand and ensure consistent supply
  • Lead Joint Business Plans on foodpanda’s behalf and help the brands grow ont he platform
  • Partner with supply chain team to improve availability,  inventory levels and reduce wastage.
  • Work cross functionally with Product, Supply Chain, Sales Operations and Marketing to deliver strategic projects

 

Requirements

  • At least 3-5  years experience in merchandising / buying and category management
  • Superb business judgment with a track record of successful negotiations and overall relationship management (both internal and external).
  • Proven negotiating skills, influencing abilities and vendor management experience
  • Ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment, with strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Great communication skills (both oral and written) are a must.
  • Mastery of MS Office (particularly Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) is preferred.

 

What we offer

  • A dynamic and challenging work environment.
  • A company committed to developing you personally and professionally.
  • A great working atmosphere with regular company and team events.
  • A vibrant and international team committed to diversity and inclusion.
  • Responsibility from day one in a fast growing and global company.
  • Other benefits include free food, health and dental insurance, and learning and development opportunities!

 

foodpanda is operated by the Delivery Hero Group (“DH Group”), the global leader in the food delivery industry, processing over 4 million orders daily, operating in 40+ markets, with over 25,000 employees and approximately 600,000+ restaurant partners worldwide.

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