Category Associate
Retailo Technologies
Karachi, SD, pk
1d ago

Who are we?

Retailo is an online B2B marketplace that aims to technologically supercharge retail supply chains in the region. We are developing a tech-enabled distribution marketplace to address inefficiencies within the informal retail market.

Retailo’s mobile app is designed to provide SMEs a curated, reliable list of suppliers through which they can order a wide variety of products that are delivered the next day.

This also allows manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors to get access to a wide range of retailers that are outside of their existing target markets.

Retailo aims to economically empower the SMEs operating in the retail sector across the MENAP region with technology and real time data to make complex supply chains beautifully uncomplicated .

Retailo is founded by seasoned startup veterans that have played pivotal roles in scaling startups such as Careem, Food panda, Daraz, and Shop stan with experience launching and scaling businesses within 7 countries in the MENAP region.

The startup is now focused on building regional business. Retailo is backed by investors that include C-team from Careem, McKinsey MENAP partners and 500 startups (the largest VC in the world).

Job purpose :

Be the champion of your category to upscale the business by strategizing & optimizing the portfolio. Having a commercial mindset, you will be responsible for the full spectrum of procurement along with maintaining strategic relationships with stakeholders.

What youll do :

  • Own and manage your category to not just drive numbers but to supercharge the entire category
  • Ensure product availability by timely placing requisitions to the vendors and follow up for adequate supply of their portfolio
  • Be on the lookout for potential vendors and actively visit them to maintain long-term strategic relationships
  • Act as a liaison between operations team and vendors to ensure timely inbounds and damage / expiry returns
  • Be a team player and work along your category’s manager to manage the total commercial margin by negotiating lucrative deals
  • Drive and implement an efficient procurement cycle to ensure on app availability of the products at all times.
  • Prepare and present monthly vendor performance management report to key vendors
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, Business, Operations or Supply Management
  • Strong Analytical skills; Proficiency in SQL is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the retail landscape of local market; experience in LMTs / IMTs / FMCGS is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • A strong team player demonstrating respectful behavior at workplace
  • Benefits

  • A purposeful role with mentorship from an experienced founding team
  • Fast paced career prospects in one of the hottest and well-funded tech startups in the region
  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent variable incentive plans
  • Store credits to save on your monthly grocery bill
  • Medical insurance (including family coverage)
  • Requirements

    Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, Business, Operations or Supply Management Strong Analytical skills; Proficiency in SQL is preferred.

    Knowledge of the retail landscape of local market; experience in LMTs / IMTs / FMCGS is preferred Advanced knowledge of MS Office particularly Excel and PowerPoint A strong team player demonstrating respectful behavior at workplace

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