Lazada  Ltd.

Category Manager (Chinese Speaking)

Lazada Ltd.
Salary provided
Posted on 12 Oct 2020

Category Manager (Chinese Speaking)

Lazada Ltd.

Job Highlights

  • Develop online merchandising and promotion
  • Build strong partnership with brand and supplier
  • Fluent in Chinese and English Communication

Job Description


Due to the exponential growth in brand business, LazMall, it’s our responsibility to always serve new potential assortments and brands to Thai consumers

This role is to manage overall assigned category from building strategy to drive category growth, working closely with Alibaba team to onboard new potential brands from overseas, ensuring day-to-day operation, communicating with brands, exploring new logistic route, working with LazMall Global marketing team to support brands on localization strategy.

Job Description

Report to Head of LazMall Global

  • Analyzing sales trends and insights to identify appropriate product selection the platform
  • Develop online merchandising and promotional proposals to achieve sales targets
  • Liaising with internal teams to drive strategy which include planning, advertising and merchandising
  • Managing a team of 1-2 members to grow your portfolio of merchants
  • Working closely and provide guideline especially market trend to Alibaba team to acquire new potential brands and assortments
  • Develop strategies to ensure customer satisfaction to maximize business profitability, require regular business trip to visit brands overseas
  • Communicating the direction of campaigns and promotional events on the platform to sellers.
  • Overlook the development of assortments to support the needs of customers to increase revenue.
  • Liaising with the marketing team to develop customer segmentation targets and build performance plans specific to each target
  • To be fully responsible for the implementation of strategies as agreed with stakeholders
  • Lead the analysis of market data, product trends, customer shopping trends to assess growth opportunities
  • Develop assortment plans that support overall strategy of the category in terms of SKUs and sellers.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related fields (Sales, Marketing, Business)
  • Minimum 2-6 years of work experience retail, business development, buying or project management role
  • E-commerce industry background would be a plus, but not required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in Chinese, English and Thai
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal with demonstrated ability to influence others
  • Strong analytical skills backed, ability to use data to understand root causes of performance and make decisions. Intermediate Excel skill would be a plus
  • Action and solution-oriented mindset, comfortable in fast-moving entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong ownership and attention to details
  • Passion about improving both customer and seller experience
  • Team spirit and enthusiasm about learning

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
4 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Lazada Group is pioneering e-Commerce across Southeast Asia. Launched in 2012, Lazada Group has grown to become the leading online shopping and selling destination in Southeast Asia. The company has 5,500 + employees in the region, with operations in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, and a team in Hong Kong that drives cross-border marketplace activities.

Lazada’s strong performance led to the acquisition of a majority stake by Alibaba Group in April, 2016. Given our tremendous growth, we are searching for dynamic, entrepreneurial, broad-minded individuals to be part of our rapidly expanding team! Join our diverse and motivated team to hone in on your creativity as well as implement new initiatives within a nurturing, equal opportunity environment! What is the job?

Lazada Thailand employs over 850+ professionals and has won many awards namely for Top Marketplace from Priceza and People's Choice 2017. Given Lazada’s tremendous growth, we always seek to provide an unparalleled opportunity for highly entrepreneurial, enthusiastic and ambitious individuals to be part of our rapidly expanding team. Join our diverse and motivated team to revolutionize the online shopping and selling experience in South East Asia!

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Overtime pay, Performance bonus