Canada Computers Category Manager in Richmond Hill, Ontario
The Category Manager is responsible for managing all products in their assigned category during the product’s entire life cycle. This will include planning & forecasting, sourcing and procuring products, product launch, inventory management, price management, margin management, promotions marketing plans and vendor relationship management.
Conduct market research and competitor analysis
Formulate and implement strategies with regards to the assigned category in line with the stage of the product lifecycle
Develop core positioning for the products in the category
Source vendors and maintain positive mutually beneficial relationships
Coordinate with vendors to obtain incentives and promotional packages.
Conduct pricing analysis to ensure products in the assigned category are priced competitively at all times
Periodically scan the market and assess the need for new product and new category opportunities
Manage the launch of new categories
Manage and maximize revenue for the assigned category
Work closely with other departments for execution of: in-store merchandising, promotions, online marketing initiatives and training of retail staff
Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities
Provide periodical reports on status of the category and market insights
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
3 Years of prior experience in Product Management preferably in electronics retail
Strong interest & knowledge in the electronics and/or technology market
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Experience in negotiation with vendors/suppliers
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Proficient with MS Office Suite
We thank all interested candidates, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Canada Computers & Electronics is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Canada Computers & Electronics will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process.
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