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Category Manager

What will you help us with

We are seeking a dynamic and strategic-minded Category Manager to join our Procurement & Category team. As a Category Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing effective category strategies that drive growth, profitability, and customer satisfaction. This role requires a deep understanding of market trends, consumer behavior, and competitive landscapes to optimize the assortment, pricing, and promotional activities within assigned categories.

A selection of your daily activities 

  • Category Strategy Development: Develop and execute comprehensive category strategies aligned with overall business objectives. Analyze market trends, consumer insights, and competitive landscapes to identify growth opportunities and risks.

  • Strategic Sourcing: Making sure we can get the best prices and terms for our products.

  • Assortment Planning: Manage the product assortment within assigned categories, ensuring a balanced and competitive selection. Collaborate with suppliers to optimize product offerings and drive innovation.

  • Supplier & Partner Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers and brand partners. Negotiate terms, contracts, and pricing to ensure favorable terms and conditions for the company.

  • Pricing and Promotions: Implement effective pricing strategies to maximize profitability while remaining competitive in the market. Collaborate with the Marketing team to develop and execute promotional activities that drive sales and customer engagement.

  • Data Analysis and Reporting: Utilize data analytics and market research to make informed decisions. Generate regular reports on category performance, market trends, and key performance indicators. Use insights to drive continuous improvement.

  • Budget Management: Develop and manage budgets for assigned categories, ensuring effective allocation of resources to achieve financial targets.

…and much more!

Does this sound like you?

If you're a results-driven individual passionate about strategic category management, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to contribute to our company's success.

What you bring to the table

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field. MBA is a plus.

  • Proven experience 3-5 years as a Category Manager or in a similar role.

  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.

  • Excellent negotiation and communication abilities.

  • In-depth knowledge of market trends, consumer behavior, and competitive landscapes. (affinity with gaming is a plus)

  • Proficient in data analysis and reporting tools.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.

  • Strong organizational and project management skills.

About Korsit

Korsit is a young and successful scale-up based in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. We offer prepaid branded payment cards in an easy, simple, and safe way. We do this through our Dundle (B2C) and PrepaidForge (B2B) brands. We are a profitable company that has experienced exponential growth in recent years in revenues, people, and global expansion. Powered by more than 90 colleagues worldwide, our work family consists of motivated individuals who collaborate in teams to reach our business goals by realizing their potential. For us, personal growth equals business growth.

How do we invest in our people’s personal development? Not just by providing access to training, seminars, and conferences to keep up with the latest knowledge. But also, by offering a year-round program based on constant personal growth and a healthy work-life balance. Besides that, innovation and a proactive approach to new technologies are essential to our progress.

You help us grow, we help you grow

Korsit offers you the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. We reward passion, persistence, and initiative! Of course, a competitive salary package is part of the deal. As well as an inspiring and challenging work environment in an internationally operating business.

What else can you expect?

  • 28 vacation days (based on 40 hours per week) and a competitive pension scheme.

  • Employee discount on

  • Free lunch, drinks, gaming and/or sports challenges.

  • A focus on self-care with a free eGym membership subscription just a few minutes walk from the office.

  • An inspiring workplace in the middle of Eindhoven.

  • Plenty of opportunities to grow plus a yearly budget for personal development.

Sounds good?

If you are interested in joining our successful and creative company as a Category Manager don’t hesitate to send us your CV. We’ll be in touch!

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