Category Manager (Soft Drinks & Frozen)

Website Adnoc https://www.adnoc.ae/

Job Description:

Own and deliver the P&L for assigned categories in the C-Store and grow the category revenue and sales through various means and new initiatives including promotion, introduction of new products etc. Also responsible for identification, negotiation and closure with all category partners and suppliers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collects information and analyses for sourcing reliable supplier, negotiates for the lower cost for ADNOC Distribution, collates product details from potential suppliers (e.g. Description, pack size, barcode, cost prices, recommended retail selling prices etc.) and calculates to fix most profitable retail selling price, whilst generating the highest gross margin from the product sale.
  • Evaluates capabilities and resources of new supplier, collect relevant information e.g. trade license, agency letters etc.
  • Understand the selection requirement, price expectation and create the relevant portfolio of products in the category
  • Analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base opportunities to reduce cost, minimize risk, protect continuity of supply, and exploit industry developments that benefit ADNOC Distribution.
  • Cooperates with the department manager in development of business case for introduction of new products and services, this includes, surveying market and customer’s taste and requirements, expected sales, target group, sourcing channels, GmROI, margin etc.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in category management department, including 2-4 years in position of increasing responsibility
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, sales, business administration or any other relevant discipline
  • Masters or post graduate degree is Sales and Marketing will be highly preferable.
  • MENA experience is preferred.
  • Should have hands-on experience in handling Food & Non food categories.
    Should have Retail / FMCG background preferably with Convenience stores.

Job Details:


Company: Adnoc https://www.adnoc.ae/

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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