Title: Manager, Non Food Category
Company Name: Agora Limited
Vacancy: Not specific
Job Location: Dhaka
Employment Status: Full-time
∎ Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
∎ Skills Required: Negotiation Skills, Planning and organizing, Problem solving and decision making, Product knowledge, Suppliers and Vendor Management
∎ 8 to 10 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Category Management, supply chain management
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s): Retail Store
∎ Formulate and roll out the annual business plan and strategies for the categories in partnership with Marketing & Retail Operations that will deliver short and long term goals.
∎ Deliver category performance to agreed KPI’s,
∎ Sales and margin
∎ GP (Gross Profit) %
∎ Supplier management & quality product delivery
∎ Sales per Sft.
∎ Profit per Sft.
∎ Market share growth
∎ Develop a products assortment and merchandise mix, including in-house products that will answer all market needs in every outlet.
∎ Develop annual promotion plan and communication for the categories that will support brand development and revenues growth.
∎ Be accountable for developing risk management strategies and identifying market trends, niche markets, and opportunities in order to maximize profits and revenues for the categories.
∎ Maximize turnover by ensuring products availability through process improvement and suppliers development.
∎ Lead negotiations with suppliers to ensure buying terms, conditions and services to Agora are the best, whilst ensuring win-win situation.
∎ Coordinate and develop suppliers to improve the effectiveness of supply chain for the categories.
∎ Monitor competitor activities and consumer trends by gathering regular Market Intelligence and analyzing customer insights.
∎ Be accountable for ensuring effective representation of the categories in the store planning process and in store layout.
∎ Make regular visits to retail outlets to review ongoing performance of the Categories and make propose corrective actions when necessary.
∎ Design & develop merchandising concepts including fixtures and planograms for outlets, ensure strict implementation and provide regular updates on performance.
∎ Train, coach and motivate the Category team to deliver financial objectives.
∎ Develop Category Specific SOPs/ Manuals in order to ensure effective adherence to QMS.
∎ Legal and regulatory compliance
∎ Age at least 26 years
Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Medical allowance, Provident fund, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance, Gratuity
∎ Salary Review: Yearly
∎ Festival Bonus: 2
Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.
Application Deadline: 20 Nov 2023
∎ 23 Oct 2023
∎ Agora Limited
∎ Address : 5 Mohakhali C/A, Paragon Building, 5th Floor Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh.
∎ Business : Agora was the first retail chain to open in Bangladesh in 2001. Since then, the store has been fulfilling the everyday shopping needs of customers through great price, a wide assortment of goods, best quality, and best service. Currently, there are 15 outlets of Agora in Dhaka, 1 in Chattogram, and 2 in Sylhet. Being the first superstore of the country, Agora has contributed immensely to the growth of the industry. We have always maintained excellence in quality of products and operational standards to ensure a better market for the country. Agora always wants to ensure the best quality of products for its customers. In order to do so, Agora always takes the required measures and ensures best business practices to build an ethical business source and believes in decentralizing and wants the healthiest produce to reach its customers across the country. Competency skills of our employees are constantly developed through numerous training and certifications in GLOBALG.A.P. and Food Safety Management System (FSMS). Agora also received ISO 9001:2015 certification from SGS for quality management system.
Category: Commercial/Supply Chain