Vacancy for Category Specialist in Baku, Azerbaijan

Name of enterprise - “Sabah Group”

Kind of activity - Retail

Contact person - HR Department

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Position - CATEGORY Specialist

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure category offers the right products at the right time for the right price.
  • Anticipate and capitalize on market trends.
  • Develop marketing plans, monitor sales and manage promotions and effective use of social media tools.
  • Increase sales volume and improve inventory turnover speed.
  • Take charge of the ordering, pricing, merchandising and inventory control.
  • Conducting competition analysis, setting competitive pricing and optimizing prices as necessary to increase sales and/or clear out stagnant items from inventory.
  • Ability to learn products quickly and address consumer needs.
  • Determine the right product mix for the store. Expand successful product ranges and discontinue unsuccessful merchandise.
  • Implement planograms. Provide customer satisfaction by making it easier for customers to find items they are looking for.
  • Maintain a productive relationship with vendors.
  • Negotiating pricing, delivery and payment terms with vendors.
  • Reports to Brand Manager


  • The ability to analyze and make key decisions to support category operations based on key data
  • A thorough understanding of retail insights
  • Strong people management skills and the ability to manage and persuade at all levels
  • Previous experience and knowledge of a retail environment

Language Requirements:

  • Candidates should have a good command of written and spoken English

Education Requirements:

  • A degree in business, management, sales or marketing

Preferred Skills:

  • Analytical
  • Multi-tasking
  • Negotiation
  • Organization
  • Social Media
  • Attention to details
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Retail management

How to apply:

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