Bradfield Consulting

Head, Category Management - Lagos

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Active since 14-06-2017 Job category E-Commerce / Search Engine Mark...
Location Lagos Level Executive/Director
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary -
Our client is a leading e-commerce player in Africa with a mission to relentlessly build the most effortless and reliable online shopping environment and provide consumers with the widest range of genuine products at low prices. 

They are currently looking for a Head of Category Management to primarily manage and coordinate the work of the category management team. Interacting with all the departments and the top management, the category manager is playing a key role within the company, driving performance, leading commercial planning and delivering state data driven analysis.
Taking the lead on the category strategic orientation and the responsibility of the category’s P&L, the Head of Category Management will bring an exceptional growth for the sales value, volume, the margin and the conversion rate. She / He will be responsible for the decisions she / he makes and will monitor her / his performance.

Our client offers:
  • A unique experience in an international, entrepreneurial, yet structured environment.
  • An unparalleled personal and professional improvement as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures.
  • The opportunity to be part of a team full of talented people with the best backgrounds.
Are you versatile and cool under pressure with great Leadership abilities? Does your “can do” attitude prevail over a fast-paced work environment? We are on the look-out for you.

  • Managing a team of Category Managers and Merchandizers.
  • Delivering growth on your categories, leveraging on the power of the marketplace, bringing direction, feedback and support to the commercial team.
  • Ensuring the company always has for the customer, the right products at the best price, at the right position.
  • Understanding all your market segments, vendors and customers, bringing valuable insights and convictions to support your data driven commercial recommendations.
  • Building analysis, flying high and diving deep, to ensure smart reporting on the performance of your categories, leading to action oriented recommendations.
  • Owning the merchandising of the company's website, optimizing the placement of our products to deliver on every levels of their strategy.
  • Working seamlessly with all departments (Commercial, Marketing, Onsite, Operations...), enabling decision making, problem solving and ensuring laser focus execution.
  • Leading massive and complex commercial operations and project management initiatives, coordinating effectively cross functions initiatives.
  • Constantly working toward improving and simplifying our tools.

  • Excellent Leadership skills.
  • Action oriented and results driven.
  • Strong analytical and data management skill.
  • Strong inter-personal skills: Convince the people and your team that you are making the right decisions.
  • Fast learner.
  • Well organized.
  • Resistant to stress.
  • Very independent with a strong ability to go further than the expectations.

  • Top Business / Engineering Schools and Universities.
  • A significant experience in management consulting, venture capital, company creation or category management (retail) would be appreciated.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Excel (VBA would be plus).
  • Ability to analyse large data sets to make strategic decisions.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category E-Commerce / Search Engine Marketing
Industry / Industries E-commerce
Region Nigeria

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Name Bradfield Consulting