Category Manager (FMCG / HORECA)

  Central Malta  |  up to €38,000 Annually 

Our client is looking for a Category Manager. 

Category Management:

  • Interpret and analyze market share data for insights and recommendations.
  • Align with category strategies and collaborate with suppliers for growth.
  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of competitors and their strategies.
  • Develop and capitalize on opportunities through channel performance analysis.
  • Research and reuse successful models.

Supplier Management:

  • Collaborate with suppliers for joint sales plans and mutual growth.
  • Oversee interactions with sales and marketing teams.
  • Provide post-initiative recaps and foster strong supplier relationships.

Sales Execution:

  • Secure budgets and allocate funds internally.
  • Equip sales teams with resources for seamless implementation.
  • Inspire and empower sales teams for effective execution.
  • Implement tools for exceptional sales plan execution.
  • Convey category plans to teams for swift execution.
  • Conduct regular store assessments and capitalize on in-store opportunities.

Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting:

  • Achieve bottom-line results through precise forecasting and budget management.
  • Manage category budget and oversee expenditures.
  • Place orders with suppliers and forecast stock on-hand accurately.


  • Competent user of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Maltese.
  • Valid driving license.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Able to communicate with a number of different audiences.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in commerce, business management or relevant.
  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in Hospitality / HORECA.

Job Reference: YH102

  • Category
    Brand Management
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Work Location
  • Employer industry
  • Languages
    English, Maltese
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