(Senior) Category Manager (m/f/d)

Commercial, Purchasing & Private Label Berlin, Germany



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Description

We are home24, a leading home & living e-commerce platform in continental Europe and Brazil. We are currently active in eight countries and in 2018, we became a publicly listed company in Germany. Over 1,000 Homies work together towards a common goal: to create happy homes for everyone and every budget.

 

(Senior) Category Manager (m/f/d)

 

As a Category Manager, you are responsible for managing the assortment of your categories and leading a team of up to eight Buyers, Buying Assistants and Supplier Managers. You decide what to sell, relevant price points and how we source it. Together with Marketing, you plan campaigns and increase visibility to bring your products closer to our customers.  Furthermore, you oversee general buying processes for your team and ensure that home24 remains ahead of the curve and on top of trends with the must-have products on the market.

 

Your responsibilities

Tactical and strategic assortment management:

  • Definition of your assortment considering performance, customer segments and competitor activities
  • Analysis of sales performance

Inventory & yield management:

  • Operational execution of all required measures to achieve your categories’ targets, such as revenue, margins or stock levels
  • Planning and execution of marketing campaigns together with our campaign team

Team leadership:

  • Set targets and priorities for your team and track progress / results
  • Team motivation and people development

 

Your profile

  • Relevant academic background combined with several years’ experience in Category Management / Buying / Retail & E-Commerce or Business Consulting
  • Ideally with first experience leading people
  • Analytical thinker with entrepreneurial mindset
  • Independent, goal-driven and results-oriented working style
  • Fluent in English; at least B2 German skills

 

What we offer you

  • The chance to make an impact
  • The opportunity to work alongside a highly motivated team of professionals
  • An open-minded culture ready to incorporate new and creative ideas
  • Room for growth and development within your role and within the company
  • Benefits including employee discounts on our entire assortment, team events, free fruit and drinks, German language classes and a subsidy for the BVG commuter ticket!


If you want to become part of a thrilling success story – we are looking forward to your application. Please send us your CV, cover letter and all relevant documents together with your salary expectations and the earliest possible starting date via Jobvite.

Your home is surely filled with furniture of varying materials and styles. The same is true for home24 as an employer. We celebrate the diversity of the people who work with us. Be who you are and feel welcome to #makeyourselfathome24

 

home24 SE | Greifswalder Straße 212-213 | 10405 Berlin | Contact: Andrew Thomas