Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Vienna


Duties of a Category Manager include:

-Providing your client with customer focussed insights regarding the product and category.

-Creating and developing a long term plan and strategy for development of the category.

-Overseeing a team of analysts and other support staff.

-Driving category relationships with the large retailers.

-Becoming a leader in category ranging, pricing and promotions across customer channels.

-Leading category management projects to optimise ranges and related merchandising.

-Working alongside customer and national accounts teams to translate customer insights into strategies which drive performance.

-Managing a large portfolio of different retails brands and developing appropriate strategies for each.

-Developing strong working relationships with buying, marketing and merchandising teams is essential.

The ideal background

-You will have previous experience as a category manager ideally for a similar organisation.

-The ability to analyse and accurate conclusions to support category decisions based on key data is essential.

-A thorough understanding of retail insights is essential.

-Strong people management skills and the ability to manage and persuade at all levels of the company is essential.

-Previous experience and knowledge of a retail environment.

-Being good with numbers is essential.

About the company

Aid Area is a staffing agency and HR consultancy specializing in placing qualified healthcare professionals with our clients.
If you are a candidate looking for a temporary or permenant position, find the healthcare job that’s right for you with one of our many clients nationwide.
If you are a healthcare company, we can select the most distinguished professionals and match their skills and desires to your facility.
Everyone wins.

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