Category Manager - Sales & Business Development jobs in Malta - January 2021

Category Manager

JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Experienced (3 years +), Middle Management
Sales & Business Development
Homemate Co. Ltd in Malta is looking to recruit a Category Manager to join their team on a full-time basis. 

The chosen candidate would ideally have relevant experience in FMCG/retail environment and have excellent negotiating skills, apart from the below:
  • Ability to be flexible and work to tight deadlines;
  • Confident Excel skills;
  • Ability to build relationships both with suppliers and internal teams;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Time Management.

Job Role:
  • To continuously review category performance and the market place;
  • Be responsible for developing the buying strategy for product areas and will source and develop product ranges that satisfy client requirements, whilst achieving the company's financial objectives;
  • Drive supplier negotiations to maximize profits on stock items ensuring that all suppliers are meeting requirements on margin, marketing support, and delivery performance;
  • Work with the Marketing team to maximize the success of the promotional activity;
  • Provide information and analysis to assess levels of slow-moving & nonmoving stock and work with the team to clear. Maintain stock at agreed levels for planned activity and to reduce overstocks.

Homemate Co. Ltd:
Homemate Co. Ltd. is Malta's largest Home Improvement Centre, based in Mriehel and easily accessible from all locations on the island. Established during 1998,Homemate is built on a total surface area of 3600 square metres. The outlet is split into two floors, with convenient parking facilities. The upper floor is accessible by lifts and an escalator, designed to make shopping as comfortable as possible. One can find a wide range of products spread across categories that are related to home improvement, from bathroom accessories to bathrooms, paints to coving, curtains and accessories to textiles, bedding, power tools to hand tools, household appliances to a wide range of dining ware, plastic ware, kitchen and cleaning, toys to children's products amongst others. All these to make your house a home. Homemate Co. Ltd. is the home improvement centre that offers an outlet with value for money products and our aim is to ensure we offer a consistent quality customer service.

Kindly submit your application directly to us using the 'Apply for Vacancy' button. Immediate start is available for the right candidate.

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