(Senior) Category Manager - Pet food (w/m/d)

Job description

Taking primary responsibility for one of our Lead Supplier Accounts:

  • Autonomous product range planning and implementation including listing and delisting decisions
  • Planning, development and execution of marketing promotions
  • Monitoring and analysis of supplier and category performance
  • Sales forecasting on account level
  • Conducting market, competition and range analyses as well as price comparisons
  • Responsible to define and execute a local brand strategy including acquisition of new suppliers
  • Key contact for negotiating and specifying framework conditions and promotions with suppliers
  • Actively managing the relationship with internal departments like Purchasing, Sales, Supply Chain Management and Accounting


Requirements

  • Graduate degree in a business-related discipline
  • Significant and relevant work experience in the FMCG industry or retail business as a (Senior) Category Manager and/or Buyer, ideally in e-commerce
  • Experience in an international working environment combined with excellent intercultural communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a very dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical and communication skills (internally and externally)
  • Experience in leading supplier negotiations
  • Distinct ability to understand and implement customer needs and market requirements
  • Proficient in MS-Office, especially in MS Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills, further languages are an advantage


What we are offering

Become part of our success story and seize the opportunity to take on a real challenge in a dynamically growing company with great freedom and short decision-making paths. In our motivated team with colleagues from all over Europe, we offer you a versatile task with an international orientation. Our office is located in the centre of Munich near Stachus and has excellent infrastructural connections. Fresh fruit, free drinks and company fitness complete our offer.