Category Manager (Dry), Majid Al Futtaim UAE

  • Full time
  • UAE
  • Posted 10 months ago
  • 8000-17000 AED / Month

Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim presently has a job opening for eligible candidate for position of a Category Manager (Dry) in UAE. This job was posted by Majid Al Futtaim on 18th September 2023 and is now open for all those candidates who have strong desire to apply.

Job Purpose of A Category Manager Dry

  • Responsible for coordinating with buyers as well as supporting purchases for MAF Retail.
  • Also responsible for assisting with selection and examining products that get to store shelves, in catalogues, and online.
  • To strategically manage and optimize the product offerings, inventory, and profitability of non-perishable or dry goods within a retail or merchandising context.

Duties of Category Manager Dry

  • Implement effective strategies for sourcing goods and maintaining desired stock levels.
  • Research and review new products to meet company’s goals.
  • Prepare and review purchase details of orders and deliveries.
  • Research and suggest new suppliers with long-term cost savings or quality improvement.
  • Engage in souring the best quality products for competitive prices aligned with the organisation’s objectives.
  • Manage the issuances of tenders and RFQs to the market in coordination with the relevant business users within MAF Retail.
  • Implement negotiation strategies to secure profitable deals.
  • Identify profitable suppliers and initiate partnerships.
  • Cultivate relationships with existing and future suppliers.
  • Develop reports on key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Control spending and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
  • Communicate with Sales Development frequently to better understand the needs of MAF Retail.

Who Can Apply?


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or a related field.


  • 5-7 years in similar position
  • 2-4 years in retail/FMCG industry is preferred.

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Strong business communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong team player and time management skills.
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel Suite.
  • Strong English language skills (Speaking, Reading and Writing).

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