Category Manager | Supermarket

Euroasia Executive Search, Inc.

Posted 7 days ago and deadline of application is on 27 Feb
Recruiter was hiring 2 days ago

Job Description

  • Responsible for planning, sourcing and selection of products for the retail chain
  • Prepares and leads the purchasing activities, including order management
  • Manages the database of suppliers and external partners
  • Leads the buying negotiations and seeks to provide product range at competitive prices
  • Coordinates quality control on goods and supplies
  • Performs analysis on consumer buying patterns and keeps up to date with market trends
  • Responsible for collecting information from different markets to make informed decision on items for selling
  • Responsible for new merchandise and ensuring availability of existing products
  • Ensures all stores are in compliance with product placement and merchandising standards
  • Monitors ageing of merchandise and supervises disposal
  • Prepare analytical reports on sales performance and forecasting sales level
  • Suggest improvements based on benchmark practices and share best practices with peers

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Marketing or a business-related course

Experience: At least 5-10 years’ experience in the retail industry (supermarket, wholesale, department store formats), both in the Philippines and abroad. At least 3 years of merchandising experience in a managerial/supervisory capacity.

Business understanding: Proven understanding of the retail industry in the Philippines and knowledge of Bicol’s market dynamics and players


  • Highly analytical and performance-oriented, with an understanding of relevant KPIs
  • Ability to effectively plan and implement strategies and initiatives
  • Excellent people and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence others
  • Skilled in conflict management
  • Customer-oriented and able to attend to customer feedbacks and complaints
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, enabling him/her to communicate well to all levels in store operations
  • Knowledgeable in sales, marketing and merchandising in a retail setting
  • Highly organized and able to multitask
  • Willing to work in/relocate to Bicol region

Jobs Summary

Job level
Mid-Senior Level / Manager
Job category
Supply Chain
Educational requirement
Graduated from college
Office Address
Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
Staffing / Recruiting
1 opening

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About Euroasia Executive Search, Inc.

The EESI Advantage Experience: Benefitting from EuroAsia Manpower Services' 30 years of experience in recruitment, EESI brings pragmatic and adapted solutions for every HR management concern. Professionalism: We are defined by the relationships we build with our clients. We are proactive in ensuring that the search stays on schedule and the client is satisfied with the quality of the overall recruitment process. Network: We bring in a strong network of candidates and a wide range of manpower: from regular employees to executives and from local to international profiles.