category manager




Category managers define the sales programme for specific product groups. They research market demands and newly supplied products. 

Alternative label

  • general merchandise category manager

  • FMCG category manager

  • product category specialist

  • senior category manager

  • merchandising category specialist

  • on-line category manager

  • category development manager

  • product category manager

  • pricing and marketing manager

  • planning and inventory control manager

  • vendor management manager

  • g.m. category manager

  • graduate category manager

  • indirect category manager

  • assistant category manager

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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