Roles and Responsibilities : Category Manager(Home Furnishing - Softlines)
Business Development of the category, and New Vendor On-boarding: Identify white spaces in the portfolio and develop assortment to fill those gap, Identify and develop potential brands to achieve business objectives.
Business Metrics Achievement: Achieve business Metrics of Revenue GM and CM. Taking appropriate action if any of the metric is being not achieved and highlighting the risk in advance.
Customer Metrics Achievement: Increase customer engagement to the platform through appropriate selection and content.
Operations Metrics Achievement: through timely Solve of UPI inventory and RTV of non-salable products.
Drive Portfolio growth above platform YoY by improving KPIs.
Improvement in Catalog & Inventory health through optimization of resources.
Improvement in profitability metrics by following pricing guidelines.
Improvement in visibility metrics through selection improvement, portfolio rationalization and new BD.
Map vendor capabilities to require metrics and drive opportunity development.
MIS and data reporting – daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly as per requirement.
Bench-marking of Competition and industry best practices.
Overall execution of day-to-day operations and resolution of vendor queries.
Qualifications & Experience
Candidate should have 5+ Years ‘experience in Retail industry and a positive outlook towards work.
Candidate must have completed Graduation. NIFT and Pearl preferred but not mandatory.
Good communications skills and ability to manage multiple cross-functional stake holders.
Strong Analytical skills and ability to adapt as per the situational requirement.
Ability to multi-task and meet project deadlines.
Must work well in an unstructured work environment.
Active problem solver who can work with data effectively.
Great team player with demonstrated traits in previous work experience / projects.
Takes complete end-to-end ownership.
Is able to creates plans, prioritize tasks and deliver quality outcomes.
Preferred (but not mandatory): E-com experience.
Preferred (but not mandatory): Operations background.