Senior Marketing Category Manager

Job Title: Senior Marketing Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai
Reference: GB/SMCM/150
Contact Name: Gabrielle Barton
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 10, 2018 22:38

Job Description

  • Global firm
  • Excellent career progression
  • Top tier market

Our client, a top tier retail company, are looking for a passionate Senior Category Manager (Fragrances) to join their team in Shanghai.

Reporting to the Category Lead, the Senior Category Manager will be responsible for devising the category strategy by utilizing insights on the short term and long term perspectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor and work towards hitting and exceeding category targets in terms of sales value 
  • Monitor performance of managed category / brands to ensure KPI's are achieved
  • Work on marketing proposals to ensure effective administration of category / brands through logistics monitoring, training, advertising, PR, CRM, e-commerce
  • Negotiate effectively with the brand companies to ascertain favourable terms and promotion plans
  • Extensive trend identification for potential category including new brands / partnerships, re-launches, packaging changes, range extensions etc.
  • Responsible for managing the shelf productivity and profitability 

Key Requirements:

  • 5 years' related experience in marketing, brand management, buying, merging acquisition field
  • Cosmetics, FMCG industry experience highly recommended 
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • 2 - 3 years' management experience 
  • Degree holder

This is a great opportunity to be part of a world leading organization, working across brands with a large global footprint with excellent opportunities for career progression.

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