Category Manager: Fast Food Services - Cape Town
Who You Are
You are dynamic thinker with a high aptitude for learning
You have built credibility within your organization and amongst your peers
You are an expert at implementation and execution of strategic objectives
You are passionate about retail and selling
You have excellent communication and negotiation skills
You have a reputation for being insightful and operating with integrity
What You Have Done Before
At least 8 years’ category/buying experience within mainstream retail with five of these linked to supermarket retailers or the hospitality industry
NQF level 7 (Degree/Advanced Diploma with specialisation Retail, Business Management or equivalent))
Experience sourcing the following products (Bakery, Foods Services) experience within the hospitality industry will be beneficial.
Understanding of food services/QSR/Hospitality industry and product categories prevalent in the South African retail landscape.
Deep knowledge of retail principles with in-depth understanding of category management
Advantageous: instrumental in building a brand
Exciting Challenges You Might Face
Immerse yourself in various aspects of the organisation
Influencing the strategic direction of Engen convenience business
Operate effectively in an ever-changing, dynamic and agile business
Cross functional engagement and influence: including but not exclusive to Ops/Trade planning/Finance/Marketing
What You Will Be Doing
Influence turnover & income for the year ahead.
Drive overall category performance across national footprint
Monthly category performance analysis and reporting
Implement and ensure effective promotional plan
Engage Internal customers and stakeholders on category delivery needs
Present category performance analysis
Execute sourcing and supplier relationship management strategies
Execute Departmental Strategy/ broader business objectives
Job Advert Closing Date: All job adverts close five days after date posted
Engen’s approved Employment Equity plans and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
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