Junior Category Manager

6 Fishery Port Road, Jurong Full-time

We are seeking an entrepreneurial and passionate Junior Category Manager who will be responsible for sourcing and merchandising RedMart's food category. We are looking for a highly analytical individual to help us drive growth and margin through assortment planning, vendor negotiations, on-site merchandising and inventory management. The role offers a high degree of autonomy and entrepreneurial activity to deliver the best range, service and value to our customers.

The role:

  • Full P&L responsibility for the food category.
  • Develop and execute optimal category strategy, pricing, promotions, range, availability, and cost prices to expand both sales and margin.
  • Work with existing vendor base to negotiate terms improvement, develop new incentive programs, and ensure a reliable and operationally effective flow of goods to our fulfillment center.
  • Employ data-driven decision making to drive the category. Provide insight to the commercial team and work closely with marketing and supply chain to forecast demand and ensure consistent supply.
  • Partner with supply chain team to manage inventory health by ensuring efficient inventory flows (including the forecasting, purchasing, and return of new and catalog products). Involves determining and executing exit strategies for unproductive inventory.
  • Contribute to Redmart growth by optimising and streamlining Category management. Help to design systems and processes to minimise time spent of day-to-day tasks and allow more time for strategic thinking.
  • Work cross functionally with Technology, Operations and Marketing to deliver strategic projects allowing redmart to offer the best customer experience

Your profile:

You will have superb business judgment with a desire to build and manage your own business. You will be able to work well in cross-functional teams to drive business goals.  

  • Prior experience in the sourcing and merchandising of food, from a retail or supplier position within Singapore. 
  • Track record of successful negotiations and overall relationship management (both internal and external).
  • Ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment, with strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Experience with quantitative analysis.
  • Great communication skills (both oral and written) are a must
  • Mastery of MS Office (particularly Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) is preferred, as well as an agility with web-based software applications and internally-developed systems

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from top undergraduate institution.
  • 1-5  years' experience in merchandising, preferably in e-commerce or FMCG.
  • MBA preferred

About RedMart:

As one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies in Asia, RedMart offers an unparalleled startup experience. Our culture: entrepreneurial, fiercely intelligent, team oriented, deeply creative and whatever you add to it!  We’re fanatic about improving our customer experience and providing “wow” customer service.

We're interested in talented, creative and passionate people joining our All-Star team who believe in our mission: To save our customers time and money for the important things in life!

Some things to know before you apply:

  • We have big plans to disrupt the traditional grocery retail market
  • Everything we do is focused on empowering our customers
  • We work really hard
  • We have a lot of fun!

Apply for this opening at http://RedMart.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0m51k?apply=true