Job Description

TIKI strives to be a company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - TIKI continues to grow and evolve as a world-class eCommerce platform. Some of the brightest technology and business minds come to TIKI to research and develop technology that improves the lives of shoppers and sellers.

About the Role:

TIKI is looking for a talented Category Manager to drive the Business to become a market leader in its segment. The business vision will be shared more during the application process.

The Category Manager will lead a group of Merchandisers/KAMs, the role is to bring in the relevant assortment and offers to the customer, and manage the supply bases. The successful candidate for this important role will be a self-starter, have solid experience in merchandising/procurement/buying, have creative problem-solving, show strong ownership and commitment, and bring relevant insights into merchandising. 

The role will report to Commercial Director.

What you would do

Team management:

  • Manage the team of Merchandisers/KAMs
  • Plan and execute team development
  • Support team members and provide coaching and appraisal

Assortment development:

  • Analyzing consumer buying patterns and predicting future trends
  • Attending trade fairs to select and assemble a new collection of products
  • Explore and acquire suppliers and products

Category sales management: 

  • Shared the responsibility for sales and PnL  performance of the assigned categories
  • Actively participate in sales planning, provides sufficient deals and promotions (collaborate with the Marketing team)
  • Regularly reviewing performance indicators, such as sales and discount levels, ensure the competitiveness of product assortment and pricing

In-stock planning and monitoring:

  • Closely keep track of stock level and salable quantities
  • Conduct stock-level planning, and inbound planning (along with the Demand Planning team)
  • Collaborate with Operations teams to ensure smooth logistics and warehouse operations

Supplier management:

  • Explore, meet, and negotiate… to acquire suppliers, and expand the supplier base
  • Maintain good relationships with suppliers, to be the first point of contact to handle issues that occurs
  • Support Procurement and Operations teams in working with suppliers

What you should have 

  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma/College degree
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Merchandising/Buying/Procurement/Category management
  • Working experience in big retail companies or food retail chains is preferred
  • A good network of FMCG/Food suppliers
  • Good knowledge of commercial terms, contracting, and supply chain management
  • Good sense of the market, consumer trends, and preferences, seasonality…
  • Negotiation skills, Interpersonal skills
  • Basic knowledge of data analytics and online marketing
  • Can-do attitude, result-oriented

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Salary: Negotiable

Location: Hồ Chí Minh

Team: Sales/Business Development/Partnership

Application deadline: 21/11 — 21/12/2022