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  • Posted: Dec 5, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Engen is an Africa-based energy company focusing on the downstream refined petroleum products market and related businesses. Engen’s vision is to be "The oil company of choice in Sub Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.” The company’s core functions are the refining of crude oil, marketing of our primary refined petroleum produ...
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    Category Manager Baker

    •   You are dynamic thinker with a high aptitude for learning
    •    You have built credibility within your organization and amongst your peers
    •    You are an expert at implementation and execution of strategic objectives
    •    You are passionate about retail and selling
    •    You have excellent communication and negotiation skills
    •    You have a reputation for being insightful and operating with integrity

    What you’ll have done before:


    •    At least 8 years’ category/buying experience within mainstream retail with five of these linked to supermarket retailers or the hospitality industry
    •    NQF level 7 (Degree/Advanced Diploma with specialisation Retail, Business Management or equivalent))
    •    Experience sourcing the following products (Bakery, Foods Services) experience within the hospitality industry could be beneficial.
    •    Understanding of food services/QSR/Hospitality industry and product categories prevalent in the South African retail landscape.
    •    Deep knowledge of retail principles with in-depth understanding of category management

    Exciting Challenges you might face in the role

    •    Immerse yourself in various aspects of the organisation
    •    Influencing the strategic direction of Engen convenience business
    •    Operate effectively in an ever-changing, dynamic and agile business

    What you’ll be doing

    •    Influence turnover & income for the year ahead.
    •    Drive overall category performance across national footprint
    •    Monthly category performance analysis and reporting
    •    Implement and ensure effective promotional plan
    •    Engage Internal customers and stakeholders on category delivery needs
    •    Be prepared to present category performance analysis
    •    Execute sourcing and supplier relationship management strategies

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Engen on to apply
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