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Category Lead

Job Description

Category Lead

We are currently working on an exciting project with a business that is currently on a transformation journey and who are aiming to be a different kind of energy business by 2025.

They are currently looking for a Category Lead to be based in Johannesburg in a hybrid capacity and reporting to the Merchandise & Partnership Manager.


  • 3+ years' experience within FMCG category management
  • Demonstrated track record in delivery on performance improvement
  • Qualifications in Marketing, Commerce or related field
  • Product & Market Intelligence, Sourcing Strategy, Negotiation Plan & Preparation.
  • Convieniece store experience


  • The Category Lead is responsible for developing and driving the beverages category, inclusive of opportunity identification, tactical category management, and promotion planning.
  • This category lead will proactively identify growth opportunities and support decision making in relation to range, price, and promotion through provision of actionable performance, customer and competitor data, insights, and analysis. In addition, this role is responsible for ensuring that the specific product is always
  • available on the different shops across the country.