Manager - Category - OC (Staples) – Ecommerce/Retail – Pune/Jaipur – 8years+

Location: Maharashtra
Discipline: Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain & Procurement
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Crescendo Global

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Job ref: 37834
Published: 10 months ago

Manager - Category - OC (Staples) – Ecommerce/Retail – Pune/Jaipur – 8years+

An exciting opportunity for a professional having 7 years+ experience in Category OC for optimizing Inventory Health and ensuring right assortment availability and sourcing.

Should have Experience in dealing with Staples categories and have gained expertise in product market-fit, category strategy, revenue, and margin. /Category working with an Ecommerce/Internet based startup, this role would be a right fit for you!

Location: Pune, Jaipur

Your Future Employer: A leading B2B Ecommerce organization, currently venturing into Social Ecommerce ecosystem through their Social reselling platform.  



  1. Dealing of Staples relevant categories in Retail/ C&C/ E Commerce / eB2B.

  2. Optimizing Inventory Health and ensuring right assortment availability and sourcing.

  3. Sourcing Strategy & Origin source location, monitoring development, bringing right & effective systems and process within SCM/Procurement function for better productivity and efficiency across Agri commodities and to develop quality supplier.

  4. Handling End-to-End product P&L of the category and managing volatility & monitoring Price movement, Market value at Risk and Quality of Inventory.

  5. Working with Sales team to make knowledge transfer in terms of Products, Quality / Grades/ Specs to build the trust & confidence.

  6. Strategizing Category and taking care of Product catalog, pricing, margin delivery.

  7. Managing Inventory turns across all Warehouses of operation.


1. Graduation/Post Graduation from reputed institutes and having 7 years+ of demonstrated experience in Handling Category and Merchandizing working in an Ecommerce/Internet based organization.

2. Proficient to collaborate across contributing functions in Buying, Supply Chain and Sales teams.  

3. Advanced problem-solving skills and the ability to optimize data for the best possible outcome.

4. Professional written and interpersonal skills.

5. Proven track record of delivering results in large, cross-functional initiatives. 


What is in it for you?

  • A high-performance culture with phenomenal career progression.

  • A fast paced, ambiguous environment with a strong action bias.


Reach us:If you think this role is aligned with your career, kindly write me an email along with your updated CV on for a confidential discussion on the role.

Disclaimer: Crescendo Global is specializes in Senior to C-level niche recruitment. We are passionate about empowering job seekers and employers with an engaging memorable job search and leadership hiring experience. Crescendo Global does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

Note: We receive a lot of applications on a daily basis so it becomes a bit difficult for us to get back to each candidate. Please assume that your profile has not been shortlisted in case you don't hear back from us in 2 weeks. Your patience is highly appreciated.