Category Development Lead – Global Online Marketplace

Bangkok / 110K THB/Month

Our client is one of the world’s first e-commerce companies from the US that facilitates both consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through their global marketplace. They currently have operations in more than 30 countries, serving their customers worldwide with their shopping website that allows customers to sell and buy a huge range of goods and services online. Our client is expanding their operations in Thailand and is seeking an experienced Category Development Lead to head their Sales Efforts in Thailand in the following role

 

The Category Development Lead will be responsible for Category Development tasks and Cross Functional & Stakeholder Collaboration tasks which include developing market-leading supply base in Thailand for global exports. The successful candidate’s overall duties and responsibilities are outlined as follows:

 

  • Owning financial targets and KPIs (e.g., GMV and listings) on categories assigned, and developing a strong understanding of the headroom, opportunities and challenges relating to the categories
  • Working with BU Lead & Category Management on KPI setting and allocation to subsegments
  • Developing and co-owning category strategy and plans with Category Management
  • Centralizing BU category knowledge from markets, improving playbooks on regular basis (weekly/monthly/quarterly), identifying new sources of growth
  • Running initiatives / projects / partnerships relating to seller acquisition, supply increase, enhanced sell-through
  • Managing a pool of large sellers, to support and exceed overall financial targets and KPIs
  • On a quarterly basis, raise requests on resources and budget, supported by robustbusiness case and plan
  • Owning the operating plans and executing with business development managers, account managers and outsourced account managers
  • Resolving challenges / bottlenecks around dependencies e.g., Product, Shipping, Risk/Trust, Payments
  • Raising asks for dependencies and following through with stakeholders to ensure resolution and delivery

 

Qualifications Required:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, or any related field
  • At least 5+ years of work experience preferably within an e-commerce, retail merchandising or category management role (Familiarity with Jewelry or Health & Beauty sectors is highly preferred)
  • Must have relevant experience in e-commerce sector and passion for e-commerce
  • Excellent command in both spoken and written English
  • Excellent, solutions-focused interpersonal and communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial, analytical, and creative mindset with desire to take ownership of work
  • An independent, proactive, and effective player under pressure

 

This is a great opportunity to grow your career path with one of the world’s most prestigious companies, with the added benefits of a competitive pay package and a variety of formal and informal training programs opportunities.

 

 

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