Category Manager (FMCG)


As a Category Manager you will work towards creating marketing plans that increase overall product sales, thus implementing relevant assessments and activities throughout the whole supply chain process.  Main duties are as follows:

  • Category Sales analysis / review
  • Generate income through visibility and product listings
  • Track all category stock available on a daily basis
  • Plan and monitor the inventory
  • Monitor suppliers performance:  ordered vs received quantity vs timeframes
  • Negotiate with suppliers when needed:  product providers, shipping service providers and shop owners
  • Implement the strategy of pricing
  • Implement MBQ’s with appropriate days’ cover
  • Monitor the results for different promotions for all categories
  • Keep abreast with industry trends - attend meetings, trade shows, conferences
  • Analyse, review and support with the planning of budget and forecasting
  • Visit stores, assess and action any changes needed related to stock levels, layout and presentation
  • Monitor the team and identify weaknesses and training needs to develop their skills
  • Prepare and carry out presentations

Education and Experience

  • Degree in Business and/or Marketing is needed
  • Experience within supply chain management, purchasing/pricing, marketing research, budgeting, sales forecasting, costing
  • Local experience and knowledge of the FMCG industry seen as a major plus
  • IT Savvy:  Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Proficient level of English is needed, knowledge of Maltese given preference
  • In possession of a clean driving license


  • Strong leadership with good interpersonal skills
  • Organised, yet able to perform well under pressure
  • Analytical and good problem solver
  • Sound business acumen
  • Good at negotiation

This Category Manager position is with a leading company within the FMCG industry.

Job Reference Code: NN692

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  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
  • Employer industry
    Import, Wholesale, Retail & Distribution

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