Category Manager

Job description

  • Responsible to define and execute a local brand strategy including acquisition of new suppliers,
  • Taking responsibility for zooplus regional Central Eastern European product assortment,
  • Conducting market research, competition and product range analyses as well as product price comparisons,
  • Key contact for negotiating and specifying framework conditions and promotions with suppliers,
  • Actively managing the relationship with existing suppliers in close cooperation with Sales, Supply Chain and Purchasing,
  • Sales forecasting of accounts and product categories,
  • Constant monitoring of product and supplier performance,
  • Planning, development and execution of marketing promotions,
  • Shelf-management in alignment with local online shops.


  • Degree in business-related discipline,
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in the FMCG industry or retail business as a Category Manager or Buyer, ideally e-commerce experience,
  • Able to work independently and in a very dynamic environment,
  • Strong analytical and communication skills,
  • Experienced in leading supplier negotiations,
  • Ability to understand customer needs and market requirements,
  • Proficient in MS-Office, especially in MS Excel,
  • Excellent verbal and written Polish and English language skills (Czech or Hungarian knowledge an asset).

What we are offering you

  • Chance to become a part of dynamically growing international company
  • Training opportunities and professional development
  • Motivated multi-cultural teams and enjoyable work atmosphere
  • English and German language courses on company premises
  • Benefit package (private medical care, Multisport)
  • Table tennis, foosball, fresh fruits and beverages, company events
  • Discount in zooplus shop
  • Central office location
  • Full time employment contract
  • Flexible working hours
  • And… 4 extra days off 😊