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

Commercial, Purchasing & Private Label Berlin, Germany



We are home24, the 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.


How can we reach this goal? With an assortment of over 100,000 pieces of furniture and accessories from more than 500 suppliers, we offer the perfect addition to any living space combined with the comfort of being able to shop from anywhere.


What makes us proud to be Homies? We are pioneers in our market who seamlessly combine technology and creativity. We utilize data to provide personalized recommendations, tips and inspiration for every home.


At home24, we strive to deliver a superior assortment of products and the best service. To do this, we need fresh ideas, 100% motivation, and dedication to our company mission. We always have a space at our table for service-minded individuals who are passionate about digitization and modern living.


(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