PRTR Recruitment & Outsourcing

Category Manager for Processed Food & Solutions

PRTR Recruitment & Outsourcing
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Posted on 09 Nov 2020

Category Manager for Processed Food & Solutions

PRTR Recruitment & Outsourcing

Job Highlights

  • Food Innovation and NPD
  • End to End Food Processed (Meal)
  • Trade and Event, Promotion Planning

Job Description

Our client is a global retailer company in Thailand. The successful candidate will deliver a range of products that meets our customer’s current and future needs, product range to stakeholders, ensure the right product arrives at the right price at the right time. To run an operating unit, to deliver a balanced set of results or services by managing and leading the work of people, departments, and processes. 

  • Delivering financial targets, accurate scales, and quantum profit budgets for the category and Lead the E2E Program to plan the new way of sourcing strategy.
  • Supporting the category strategy review process and strategic change programs, translating the strategy into clear plans for my team to drive category growth.
  • Working with internal stakeholders such as Product, Supply Chain, and Operation teams to deliver continuous improvements to systems, processes, and operations to deliver great service levels and reduce waste, ensuring great availability for our customers and simplify the operation processes where possible.
  • Managing Fresh Food consignment sales to get the product in front of customers for new/existing products, new sales channels opportunity, striving to drive footfall.
  • Building long term supplier relationships, improving the trading position in a sustainable way.
  • Overseeing the selling and buying plan ensures there is a supplier strategy to meet the total category plan.
  • Leading or supporting complex negotiations by my buying team meeting regularly with our supply base.
  • Challenging the team to create great customer-focused ranges and product innovation across all formats, channels, and affluence levels, supported by the right sourcing plan.
  • Reviewing and responding to weekly trading results and competitor actions, ensuring the price is competitive for our customers and profitable.
  • Supporting the category trade and events plan with market-leading, customer insight-driven promotions, and events.
  • Working with stakeholders to ensure the right product arrives at the right time and the right price.
  • Handling stock monitoring/improving customer working collaboration.
  • 7-10 years of related work experience in buying or category management in a retail business with extensive experience in Meal Solution and Chilled Convenience Food would be an advantage.
  • Experience in working cross-functionally to deliver step-change projects.
  • Understanding of the E2E movement of product through to the shelf edge.
  • Hands-on experience in analyzes data or insights to determine industry and consumer trends.
  • Strong process orientation and scalable solutions to complex problems.
  • Experience in working cross-functionally to deliver step-change projects.
  • Good command of both spoken and written Thai and English.
  • Good skills in Excel analysis.

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More than just a recruitment company. At PRTR, we have been a part of our customers’ success for 27 years as their total HR solutions partner. With 450 dedicated professionals and over 11,000 outsourced staff, we are here to be Your Partner In People because PRTR believes in the power of people.

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