Junior Category Manager - Meat
Are you passionate about food and customer service? Do you have excellent negotiation skills and want to be part of a professional and driven team? You could be a perfect fit for METRO Cash & Carry Romania as Junior Category Manager.
To be successful in this role and to enjoy your morning coffee with great colleagues, you will need:
Confidence in your ability to achieve great results for our customers and our business;
Proven experience in commerce in a similar role;
Solid knowledge about meat market, category management, marketing and sales principles;
Understanding of data analysis and forecasting methods;
An analytical mind with a strategic ability;
Excellent communication & negotiation skills and ambition;
Learning agility, resilience;
Solid knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office applications;
Proficiency in English.
Join us and you will:
Be responsible with developing action plans defined with the category manager to reach the agreed KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators), regarding P&L (Profit & Loss) for mandated suppliers;
Take part in defining the category strategy together with the category manager;
Be essential in deciding our product assortment in line with category strategy, market trends and customer expectations;
Place appropriate orders to ensure product availability that meets customers demands;
Build dependable relationships with assigned suppliers to support all processes from contacting to delivery and re-order and negotiate contracts for the respective products category;
Define the price policy, promotions, articles positioning;
Determine the best shelf placement of a product category to maximize visibility;
Follow and check the results of the department daily and take appropriate actions agreed with the category manager, in order to meet targets.
• Excellent and motivating working conditions in a young team;
• Latest information technologies and modern management principles;
• Career development and increasing responsibilities in a fast-growing multinational company;
• Training opportunities on the job.
METRO Cash & Carry is championing Independent Business. As the leading international player in wholesale trade and the largest sales line of METRO, we’re passionate about helping over 20 million customers with 20 million different sets of challenges, ambitions and dreams. We’re more than just a supplier; we are trusted relationship builders who understand and anticipate our customers’ needs. And we bring unique food expertise, outstanding global insights and decades of experience to make sure they have the best products, services and technologies to succeed.