Openings [HCM] Category Manager (Drink/Food)

[HCM] Category Manager (Drink/Food)

  • Understand P&L responsibility for a range of products under your control including revenue, margins.
  • Employ data-driven decision-making to develop and execute optimal, pricing, promotions, range, and availability strategies to expand both sales and margin.
  • Drive cost recovery through the reduction of excess waste and improve sustainability & health metrics
  • Provide insight to the sales team and work closely with marketing and supply chain to forecast demand and ensure consistent supply
  • Provide timely, accurate and actionable performance reviews and insights to the commercial & wider management teams, including latest competitor and market trends
  • Identify product range options & develop sustainable and profitable growth
  • Develop promotional calendars
  • Delivery of competitor analysis, market trends, and associated commentary to the Leadership team.
  • Produce models to project long term growth and determine the impacting business factors.
  • Evaluating previous budgets, expenditures to develop and implement future budgets.
  • Experience in creating concepts and processes and quickly drive change in a multi-cultural environment.


Attitude & behaviours required

  • Perseverance. The pace is fast, and challenges will get more complex.
  • Teamworkand relationship management skills. You will need to work with many internal stakeholders and suppliers to achieve the best possible outcome.
  • A love for numbersand strong attention to detail that drives accurate, data-driven decision-making.
  • Sound logic and reasoning, even under pressure. Decisions need to be handled rationally in the best interest of our customers and exceptions will need to be managed with extreme discretion.
  • Foresight. This role has significant downstream impact and every decision will send ripples throughout the business. We will always need to put the customers first, but without creating unsustainable business practices.
  • Financial savviness. Able to relate initiatives and activities to impact business costs, profitability and cash flow
  • Ownership. You will be empowered to make decisions and follow through with all responsibilities.
  • Excellentverbal and written communication
  • Prior experience in the industry is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Track record of successful negotiations and overall relationship management (both internal and external).
  • Have a creative sensibility and understanding of current industry trends.

Qualifications needed

  • Total 6-8 years experience in FMCG category management with at least 2 years at similar level. Experiences in retail, wholesales, ecommerce is a big advantage
  • Graduate/ Postgraduate from a top-tier university with outstanding academic achievements, preferably in Business, Finance or another qualified achievement
  • Ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment, with strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to present complex information in a simplified manner and clear logic.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Mastery of MS Office (particularly Excel and PowerPoint) is preferred.
  • Fluent in English and Vietnamese with great communication skills (both oral and written), passion and energy


  • Salary and other remunerations: Competitive
  • Insurance package aligned with Vietnamese law
  • Annual company trip
  • Granted facilities
  • Many extracurricular activities
  • Young and professional working environment.
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Application deadline
20/05 — 30/06/2024
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