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Job Title Assistant Category Manager - Food
Location Jeddah
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our Client: Our client is a leading retail company.

Your Role: Assist the Category Manager in by negotiating and following-up the deals with the vendors. Help to manage the product categories and forecast in line with sales budget for the purpose of category profitability. Will meet with suppliers regarding the availability in stores and discuss problems and solutions with Category Manager accordingly. Assist in conducting business review with vendors by providing feedback to vendors about performance and future opportunities to achieve mutual profitable goals. Analyze the supplier availability in the store level and communicates to the category manager the outcome. Able to perform inventory and supply chain management to achieve inventory turnover goals. Ability to build strong working relationship with customers for better business opportunities.

Must Have: 4+ years of experience with a relevant Bachelor's Degree. Fluent in both Arabic and English. Experience and knowledge of working in Saudi Arabia is preferable. Strong communication, negotiation and analytical skills are must. BI and JDA skills are a plus. Strong knowledge of MS Applications like Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is must.


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 as a thumb rule if you do not hear from us in 7-8 working days post applying for the role then the resume has not been shortlisted and would be kept on the database for other roles.

Look forward to a long term relationship…Mindfield…making a difference

Country Saudi Arabia