Regional Category Manager

Singapore Permanent
  • Regional level
  • Work-life Balance

About Our Client

Our Client is a global leader in the Consumer Product Industry with a multi-billion-dollar revenue worldwide. They have a huge worldwide presence and have significant market share in key global markets, offering a variety of sports apparel to their customers. The company has a vision to combine innovation, knowledge, people and products. With increasing demand and new product introductions, they are currently looking for a Regional Category Manager with a strong passion in sports to assist them and contribute in this area.

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Department, your main responsibilities include an equal split between 2 functions: Category Management & Merchandising and Supply Chain. You are expected to possess great communication skills to manage both internal and external stakeholders.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • To drive collaboration with cross-functional teams to execute purchases that delivers cost savings and reduction in lead times.
  • Alignment between Global and Regional strategies for effective procurement activities.
  • Using data analysis to support and make data-driven decisions.
  • Creation of the region's annual business plan for the region with Global team.
  • Development of pricing strategies for the assortment range.
  • Liaise with all regional stores to manage launch of new product and driving the entire product life cycle.
  • Management of end-to-end vertical supply chain including Inventory Management, Warehouse, Shipping and Order Fulfilment, ensuring that inventory is maintained at a healthy level.
  • Demand planning and inventory control are essential skills to replenish the needs of products based on sales and capacity of factory supply production, and driving the entire product life cycle for all regional store.
  • Driving the entire product life cycle for all regional stores.
  • Individual Contributor Role.
  • Excellent stakeholder management.

The Successful Applicant

You must have a Degree in any related field and a minimum of 4 years experience within the Retail/FMCG Industry with exposure in Category Management and Supply Chain. It is crucial that you possess analytical skills and data interpretation in order to use metrics to discover areas of business improvement and drive performance.

What's on Offer

You will be working in a large MNC that has good brand equity and consistently innovating for consumers. The company recognises talents by offering comprehensive benefits and extensive training to nurture employees & provide you with excellent career advancement. The company culture is about high levels of commitment and care for employees that helps achieve an effective mix between work and home life and supports their efforts to have a positive impact on their communities. They also place a lot of emphasis in workplace safety and employee welfare.

Contact
Abigail Wong
Quote job ref
JN-102021-3606602
Phone number
+65 6416 9885

Job summary

Function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Specialisation
Direct Procurement
What is your area of specialisation?
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Location
Singapore
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Abigail Wong
Consultant contact
+65 6416 9885
Job Reference
JN-102021-3606602