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Job Title Category Manager
Location Muscat
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description Our Client: A leading name in the FMCG retail industry is looking to get on board a Category Manager with prior buying experience in FMCG categories in large supermarket/Convenience retails Chains

Your Role: You will be responsible to develop and execute a category management strategy, category selling platforms, best practice implementations and innovation/renovation support. This is a highly cross functional role. To create and develop a long term plan and strategy for development of the FMCG category, Lead the planning process, highlight growth opportunities and identify business targets through category, shopper & market analysis would be the main duties. You will increase category market share as well as category revenue growth.

Must Have: Prior buying experience in FMCG categories in large supermarket/Convenience retails Chains is mandatory. 5+ years of experience with a graduate in any discipline. Must be proficient with financial analysis, merchandising, inventory control, and vendor relationship. Excellent communication skills – verbal – written – presentation and cultural understanding. Analytical skills, Third part Management, soft management skills, analytical and retail management skills would be essential

Managing Expectations: At Mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but respond we will. Look forward to a long term relationship