Category Manager

Salary/Rate:Up to €48,000 base, depending on experience
Job type:Perm
Business Sectors:eCommerce
Job ref:24807
Post Date:12. 12. 2023

About the Role

At Adaptive Digital, we're dedicated to nurturing talent for the ever-evolving world of e-commerce. We're currently scouting for a dynamic Category Manager to join our client's rapidly expanding team. In this pivotal role, you'll have the opportunity to deploy your exceptional category management skills and contribute to the growth of our client's e-commerce platform. If you're fuelled by data-driven strategies and process optimization and eager to make a significant impact, this could be your golden ticket.

Your Profile:

  • Completion of commercial studies, underscoring your analytical acumen and organizational finesse.
  • Previous track record in professional purchasing, assortment management, or category management is a major plus.
  • Exceptional communication skills, including fluency in English to navigate our global reach.
  • Fluent in German, with a minimum of C1 proficiency.
  • This hybrid role is situated in our client's Cologne office, requiring a minimum of 3 days of in-office presence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take complete ownership of your assigned categories, overseeing everything from product scouting to supplier management, onboarding new ranges, managing product content, pricing, and continuously optimizing our category management processes.
  • Collaborate closely with your team to continually elevate category presentation and performance, actively contributing to the evolution of our product offerings and strengthening our market positioning.
  • Play a vital role as a bridge between various shop teams, working in close synergy with departments like marketing and the DocCheck community to ensure an unmatched customer experience.

Ready to Shape the Future? If you're keen to harness your category management expertise and drive the future of e-commerce, we strongly encourage you to apply and become an integral part of our client's journey.

If this role aligns with your career aspirations, seize the opportunity and apply today! No CV? No problem – utilize your LinkedIn or XING profile.

If you know someone who would excel in this position, encourage them to apply. Take advantage of our referral program, where you receive €500 / £425 / $530 / SGD730 for a successful referral, and we make an equal charitable donation.

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For any questions or further information, please contact Alisa Liddell: