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Category Manager: Food Services

Who You Are:

  •       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 Enel Energy on to apply