Job description / Role
• Create and implement effective merchandising strategies for designated categories in line with expansion objectives, while assessing market trends and competition to identify opportunities and challenges.
• Develop a varied and attractive product range tailored to local preferences and market demands, working closely with suppliers to negotiate terms and prices while collaborating with HQ Category teams to leverage brand and distributor connections.
• Manage inventory planning, replenishment, and allocation for optimal stock levels and timely availability, employing control measures to prevent overstock and stockouts while optimizing turnover.
• Foster robust relationships with suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors to secure advantageous terms, exclusive products, and consistent supply.
• Negotiate favourable agreements with local distributors, leveraging existing goodwill and brand partnerships, while setting and achieving revenue targets, monitoring sales performance, and suggesting pricing and promotional tactics.
• Collaborate with Marketing to drive category sales through effective promotion, work closely with E-commerce and Retail for seamless customer experiences, and lead product launch plans, merchandising, and pricing.
• Monitor market trends, adjust strategies, analyse competition, and lead a high-performing team focused on creativity, collaboration, and company values.
Position Title: Merchandising Manager
Employment Type: Full-time
Salary: up to 30K AED, all-inclusive depending on experience and qualifications plus company car, petrol, parking
Job Location: Dubai, UAE
About the Client:
They are one of the largest electronics and appliances retail companies in the region.
• Open to Saudi, Arabic, and Indian nationals
• Male, 40 y/o and below
• MBA in Sales and Marketing
• Must have at least 7 years in Category Management in Retail Industry preferably in Electronics industry
About the Company
RTC-1 Employment Services is a licensed recruitment firm based in Dubai, UAE. Our team has been in the market since 2004 and we are supporting various industries with their staffing needs across the Middle East and Africa.