About This Job:

Q-Sourcing Limited trading as Q-Sourcing Servtec is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and South Sudan.

On behalf of our client, we are looking for a competent, skilled, and experienced E-Category Manager to work in Nairobi.

Job Role Description

Our client who is in the retail industry is looking for a Category Manager who will be responsible and accountable for driving the design of E-Commerce products in all categories (i.e. CG, Fresh Food, Non-Food, etc.). In addition, the role holder must maintain conversion rates, click-through rates, number of views, and search but not purchased. He or she will craft the marketing 3P’Ls and lead innovation networks, handle profit and loss (P&L) management and build new business models for categories/brands for consumers online.

Roles and responsibilities

  1. Drive the categories in both the top line and bottom line through the quality assortment, price, and content.
  2. Maintain main KPIs, which are conversion rates, click-through rate, number of views, and search but not purchased.
  3. Responsible for effective price negotiation with the collaboration of the merchandising team to ensure the best prices, deals, and a large number of goods in three main categories: fresh, CG, and non-food.
  4. Deliver selection, profitability, and sales targets by leading the business segment on the needs of the customer and identifying suitable opportunities for the category.
  5. Analyze daily data pertaining to price fluctuations and price problems for all categories.
  6. Write business proposals by identifying and mapping business strengths and customer needs.
  7. Build and maintain relationships with senior leaders of partnered vendors to grow and optimize the joint retail and import businesses.
  8. Work to ensure a reliable, operational cost-effective flow of goods, from ordering to receiving.
  9. Monitor, analyze, and own key performance indicators such as vendor import share, out-of-stock rate, vendor operational metrics, and marketing investments.
  10. Support digital marketing strategy, including paid search and ad programs, channel ad campaign strategy, search engine optimization, email marketing, marketing automation, and more.

Qualifications and Skills required.

  1. Bachelors graduate
  2. 4+ years of working experience in either category management or merchandise
  3. E-commerce experience is required
  4. Leadership Skills
  5. Team Management  
  6. Knowledge of Google Analytics
  7. Tableau
  8. SQL

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications through the link below.


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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