About You

You will be reporting to the Manager of Category Management, where you will be expected to drive the goal of Category Management (Supply: Inventory purchase and distribution and Demand: pricing/campaign) in the Carsome Certified business vertical. The candidate will have to be equipped with strong business acumen and be analytical to analyse, design, recommend and lead the early implementation of a supply/sourcing and pricing strategy/framework across the region.

Your-Day-to-Day

  • Develop and improvise strategy, models and frameworks for category management
  • Assist in developing the right category strategy with the goal of achieving company wide KPIs (including but not limited to inventory assortment, speed of sale, profitability, and market share). The main KPIs for category management is speed of sales and Margin to achieve company goals
  • Be the advisor on data led insights as well as build reporting and analytical capabilities
  • Analyse performance trends of inventory and sales and turn data into actionable insights. Championing recommendations for improvement across category pillars which includes inventory, pricing, and revenue management.
  • Analyse operational and campaign performance to provide insightful recommendations.
  • Collaborate with other teams including marketing, commercial strategy, operations, and product team etc on various initiatives to achieve company goals
  • Improvise the category management way of work to understand the pain points and find way to improve (product enhancement, data insights etc)
  • Continuous improvement/integration of data related – achieve single source of truth
  • Improvise demand – based on insights (web traffic, search etc) to work with marketing, go-to-market and product team to find pocket of opportunities to improve the demand (product development, campaign strategy etc)

Your-Know-How

  • 5 years of working experience in commercial or management consulting
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required with specialization in business, economics, mathematics and engineering.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, strong business acumen
  • Proficiency with Excel is a must. Having the knowledge in SQL, Tableau, Power BI will be plus point
  • Self-starter, ability to work both independently and cross-functionally to achieve goals
  • Ability to thrive in a multi-tasked and to prioritize workload and tight deadlines
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and visual communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, with an innovative approach to business planning