Category Manager – Home & Living

Posted 2 months ago by, Classification: Retail & Consumer Products

Daraz is South Asia's leading online shopping and selling platform present in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Myanmar & Nepal. We currently operate an ecosystem of over 115,000 sellers, serving 5 million plus consumers with more than 20 million listed products. In 2018, Daraz was acquired by Alibaba Group & we are proud to carry our part of the mission to 'make it easy to do business anywhere'. We are leveraging Alibaba’s global leadership in technology, online commerce, mobile payment & logistics to drive growth in our markets. Together with Alibaba, we are ready to empower entrepreneurs in the region & fulfil our promise to offer our customers the best selection of trusted products with a high level of convenience. Our Organization is characterized by smart talent with lots of energy & innovation. We have a culture which is extremely performance oriented, data driven & believe in letting the best people & ideas grow.


Job Role

  • Drive overall assortment build of the category via both an expansion of current seller assortment and identifying, prospecting &recruiting new sellers to build a wider assortment within the category.
  • Increase sales and orders within the category by being responsible for Daraz’s price positioning and initiating re-negotiations of pricing on strategic brands and products within the category.
  • Develop and execute category-based promotional campaigns in alignment with overall promotions to boost sales of the specific category.
  • Responsible for category performance management in terms of product boosting, ca,tegory banners, and vendor shops.
  • Analysing and deep-diving to track performances and identify development opportunities and act upon them to optimize growth.

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/ Business or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Having 2-3 years of relevant work experience in the industry. Category-specific experience and knowledge is an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills in English & Sinhala. Tamil (tri-lingual) is an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of the retail E-Commerce ecosystem in Sri Lanka.
  • Covid-19 Fully Vaccinated.
  • Live the Daraz values: Continuously Innovate, Generosity of Spirit, Deliver on our Promise & Make it Personal.

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