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1 Job Title Category Manager
Category Manager will be responsible for Managing and developing the home brands. The candidate should have a strong business sense that can be able to analyse & forecast future trends and drive the in-house brands.
2 Job Description Manage and Develop the Category – involve interaction with various steak holders like Marketing and operations Responsible for Profit and Loss of the category Monitor the design team
  • Conducts sell-through analysis to assess performance of different type of stocks or in specific stores as required and to drive corrective action.
  • Analysis of what can be taken forward to next season and what can be discounted.
  • Forecast trends
  • Monitor stock levels at the stores / Base Stock
  • Inventory management (stock level, fast/ slow moving items, inventory carrying costs etc.) in order to support category objectives
  • Plans for promotions in terms of additional stock required, contribution to front-line training, etc.
  • Knowing / Facilitating sales target and numbers
  • Monitor MIS and highlight variances between actual quantity on hand and minimum stock quantity
  • Explore liquidation options based on scope for ordering in the next season without pile-up of inventory.
  • Product range developments / product presentation working and advising on the price points, placing orders at right time to ensure margins
  • Negotiate prices with vendors
  • Order follow-up and sourcing
  • Track Timely deliveries
  • Quality checks and adherence to quality standards
  • Range buying at road show based on Open-to-buy (OTB) quantity and value for a season as well as the product mix determined based on consumer and market analysis
  • In case of any trends missed, check OTB to buy and fill such gaps. Alternatively, if some product moves at full price even at End of Season, reorders the same to benefit from the perception value of such products.
  • Provides feedback to design & product for next season
3 Skills Sets Mandatory Good English communication; Innovative thinking; Proficiency using MS Office specifically Excel
4 Industry Retail Apparel Industry
5 Experience 2- 6 years
6 Salary P.A. (INR) ---
7 Job Location Residency Road, Bangalore
8 Relocate candidate preferred (Yes/No) No
9 Qualification(s) Required Graduate / Post graduate from any fashion school
10 No. of Positions 1
11 Specific Comments Male Candidate Preferred
12 Company Profile