Category Manager – The Sultan Center – Kuwait


  • Daily supervision of activities within Commercial Department including contribution to defining commercial strategy and effective implementation, negotiations with suppliers, setting pricing guidelines, etc.
  • Implementing Department Strategy and Category plans, selecting brands and items, setting the prices, etc.

  • Monitoring performance of the assigned commercial departments across store formats – sales, gross margin, Profit & Loss; in alignment with Company’s targets.
  • Defining and maintaining local assortment and integrating basic assortment for the Department/Categories.
  • Pricing the items based on set guidelines.
  • Identifying local promo products and pricing each item, submitting relevant reordering information to replenishment.
  • Coordinating with other functions, Operations, Logistics and E&M as well as other areas in merchandise such as Private label, Promo, Display, etc.
  • Selecting local suppliers, negotiating and purchasing in line with expected needs guided by the corporate guidelines and standards such as cost price, discounts, rebates, payments term discounts, etc.
  • Reviewing and attending to/resolving any issues with local suppliers.
  • Contributing to the company’s Promotional activities as required.
  • Collecting market prices and conducting country price audits.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2020-06-10
Job Location: Al Farawaniyah, Kuwait
Job Role: Purchasing and Procurement
Company Industry: Wholesale & Import/Export Trade

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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