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Category Manager - Food & Beverages

Job Title: Category Manager - Food & Beverages
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Qatar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum tax free + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90965
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: BNM.41972.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 04, 2013 06:33

Job Description

One of the fastest growing retail groups in the Middle East requires a Category Manager for its luxury food & beverage buying department which is part of its growing commercial team in Qatar. As Category Manager, you will be responsible for: * Supplier selection and negotiation * Category strategy development * Promotional development and strategy * Pricing strategy development * Far Eastern / global sourcing (category dependent) The ideal candidate will be: * Educated to degree level or equivalent * Experienced within a Retail environment * Experienced in luxury food and beverage Buying (desirable although not essential) * Able to demonstrate strong negotiation and analytical skills * Able to demonstrate high profile brand management experience is * A strong, proven negotiator * Highly numerical and analytical * Able to show good multi-function and level communication ability * Confident with a success-driven attitude * Experienced in Far East / global sourcing In return for your hard work as Category Manager/[Buyer](/searches/buyer-jobs) you will receive: * A competitive tax-free salary * An excellent bonus and benefits package * The opportunity to develop your career with a highly successful and ambitious retailer offering career development in a challenging and competitive market With new exciting initiatives, this company is committed to raising its profile and brand awareness and offers the opportunity to join an exciting trading environment. If this sounds like the role you are seeking, please apply now with an up to date CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.