Assistant Category Manager – Ecommerce


3 – 6 Years

Job Location

Dubai – United Arab Emirates


Basic – Any Graduation()


Any Nationality


1 Vacancy

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities
Strategy-Core Responsibilities:
• You merchandise the site to maximize add to cart, average basket value and sales through the planning and execution of product features, promotions and cross selling.
• You know what products to feature based on offline performance, seasonality and market trend
• You check competition and best in class retailers to research trends in products and pricing
• You’re experienced with working with Merchandising and Marketing calendars to plan your features and events
• You work jointly with the stakeholders, co-ordinate promotions and develop online exclusive promotions that align to the concept and online marketing calendar
• You analyze the effectiveness of the promotions in achieving the targeted levels of sales and margins
• You assist in the creation of merchandise/ seasonal plans for the concept/ brand based on insights gained from merchandise analytics, customer preference, historical and current fashion trends
• You analyze the weekly and monthly performance VS the KPIs and present your conclusions to the online team as well as your concept
• You understand how your products must be presented online to maximize conversion and consistently Q/C the site and give feedback to the content team
• You ensure optimum category inventory levels are maintained at Category level keeping in mind online trading
• You ensure excess Category inventory is not maintained at the warehouses and ensure flow of stock back to Concept/Brand
• You keep up with the latest trends in the ecommerce merchandising space
Desired Candidate Profile
3 years in Ecommerce/Planning/Buying/Tech roles
Skills Set:
• Business & Financial Acumen
• Problem Solving & Decision Making
• Stakeholder Management
• Local Market Retail Scenario Understanding
• Communication and Presentation Skills
• Negotiation Skills & Networking
• Planning & Execution Abilities