We are looking for a Category Manager – Hypermarkets to join our team.
You will be responsible to drive the category performance through detailed analysis of product assortment, pricing change analysis, historical changes and future forecasting and vendor proposals and agreements.
Lead the category planning process, highlighting growth opportunities and identifying business targets through category, shopper and market analysis.
Plan store promotions that feature popular products and ensure that all product lines are adequately stocked and available.
Establish and implement a category sales plan that meets agreed sales, margin and profit targets.
Negotiate best buying prices with suppliers and obtain maximum possible discounts while managing store purchases to optimize rebate.
Set up the full logistic cycle from order placement till goods received at the store to ensure that stock levels are adequate and match the requirements / forecasted demand.
Coordinate with the IT team to control the master database and update system price list, new item creation, product description, barcode creation, cost price, and data clearing.
Design planograms and set display standards by creating guide books and coach section managers and store managers.
Review and analyze feedback from stores on suppliers, quality of products, price changes, promotions and plan actions in accordance to optimize sales growth.
Preference will be given to qualified candidates who meet the below requirements:
1-3 years’ experience in similar capacity with overall experience of alteast 8 years
About Urban Foods:
Urban Foods is building an extensive network of hypermarkets, supermarkets and convenience stores across the UAE under a variety of retail banners. Urban Foods operates the Géant, Monoprix, and Franprix brands in the UAE, and is dedicated to bringing great food and great service to its customers through a simple philosophy that focuses on satisfying customers by bringing the convenience and buzz of an urban market into their homes – Your market: your home, your way, your rules.
Meraas is a Dubai-based conglomerate that aims to enhance the emirate’s cityscape with a human-centric approach to developing assets in the real estate, tourism, hospitality, F&B, retail, leisure and entertainment, technology, maritime, and healthcare sectors. Meraas pursues its mission to build creative urban culture where thriving communities can take root. Among its investments are some of the most admired real-estate properties in premium locations, such as Bluewaters Residences, Bvlgari Residences, Cherrywoods, City Walk Residences, Nikki Beach Residences, Port de La Mer Residences, Villa Amalfi, and Zabeel Saray Royal Residence.
The company’s portfolio comprises over 80 million square feet of total developed land, more than 3,500 homes, 2,000 retail units, and 15 landmark destinations, including Al Seef, Bluewaters, Boxpark, City Walk, Dubai Harbour, Jumeira Bay, Kite Beach, La Mer, Last Exit, Pearl Jumeira, The Beach and The Outlet Village.
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