Category Management Associate Job in Singapore
Mercantile Pacific Group , Singapore

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1 Year
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Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Feb 23, 2021
Last Date
May 23, 2021

Job Description

  • Pamp;L ownership: Drive and ensure 100% achievement of the targeted sales numbers of the category. Ensure Profitability by negotiating the best category margins, securing marketing support and focused on delivering the budgeted top-line and bottom-line.
  • Develop and maintain sales plan- manage purchases plan, communicate forecasts to the suppliers and resolve inventory issues
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationship with the Vendor and Customer
  • Business Development: Work with customers and merchandisers and find new ways of expanding in new territory
  • Manage end-to-end procurement process through the development of market analysis and analysis of demand/specification, risk assessment methodologies, professional preparation of relevant documentation, procurement plan, receipt of offers, while overseeing the coordination of the evaluation, negotiation and contracting process
  • Assortment planning and Competition Tracking: Ensure we have a competitive pricing compared to other players in the market. Work with the internal/external team to be competitive in the pricing as compared to ongoing marketand competition prices
  • Category marketing: Create weekly, monthly, and quarterly calendars based on the events planned for the Category. Have a joint marketing plans signed off with supplier/partners, execute the plan in coordination with internal team
  • Customer Experience: Anticipate and create solutions for customer pain points. Should be able to resolve customer escalation. Also look at minimizing returns and cancellations in the category
  • Candidates could also Whatsapp +65 97957799 resume’s for prompt reply


  • Minimum 3-5 years of Experience in a Buying/Purchasing/Sourcing Role, Ideally in Electronics/IT will be an advantage. Candidates from relevant background or premier business schools will be preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Efficient user of MS-Excel and macros.
  • Problem solving, flexible, teamwork and listening skills, analytical and critical thinker
  • In-depth knowledge of marketing and sales operations and processes
  • Hands on experience with analyzing big data and making forecasts
  • Strong negotiation, communication and supplier management skills
  • Managed multiple categories with end to end influence on product amp; price
  • A customer focused attitude
  • Self-starter, goal orientated and have a structured approach to meet targets
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills with the ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and written skills when communicating with others, both internally and externally
  • Confident and professional in the workplace with a hand on approach
  • Experience in achieving targets on a monthly basis working independently
  • Ability to work Flexible Hours as you would be working in International Markets across the Globe
  • Excellent Communication and Presentation Skills and confident in presenting yourself


  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes Collaboration, Collective Thinking, you will be working with Team Members who are pleasant and Friendly and both Good at and Love what they are doing,
  • We have a Close Knit Team Culture where each person is motivated with the companies goals, work's with other smart people and is part of a company that is doing something that matters globally, and there is a over all sense that we do what we have to do, to get the work done.
  • We look for passion, empathy and commitment, candidates that believe in and will live by our core values joining Mercantile is for team players who want to belong to a team rather than just do a job.
  • Mercantile benefits include, Group Health care Insurance,Leave En-cashment
  • Employees can also take advantage of casual dress code, free parking. Discounted Health wellbeing and Yoga Sessions.

Job Specification

Mercantile Pacific Group

Information Technology and Services - Singapore, Singapore
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