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Manager - Express Stores (Hyperlocal Team)

Gurugram , Express Stores
JOB DESCRIPTION
Who we are:
Grofers is built around the idea that all Indians should be able to access high-quality products at affordable prices, and be given the opportunity to upgrade their lives. As part of this mission we want it to be easy for our consumers to make healthier and better choices in buying everyday products, and we do it by making an assortment of high-quality grocery products accessible, affordable and available at their doorsteps, on their preferred schedules.

Grofers, as a platform, brings together the consumers looking for everyday essentials, partners that are serving their needs efficiently and manufacturers looking for a conduit to the consumers. All of this magic happens through our proprietary technology stack.

It's a $600 Billion challenge to solve, which is why we are looking at hiring smart, articulate and ambitious individuals to be a part of the team building the future at Grofers. If this seems exciting to you, join us! Read more about us here.

Why you will love working with us:
  • Customer love: We always put the interests of customers ahead of our own. We work hard to earn and keep their trust, and to bring them delight
  • Bias for action: We dream big, take risks and have a strong bias for action. In difficult situations we make sound decisions and take thoughtful action
  • Frugality: We are always looking for ways to do more with less - by creating the highest leverage possible with our time, as well as resources
  • Confidence: We are tenacious and optimistic, and do not take no for an answer. Our people are quietly confident and openly humble
  • Challenge status-quo:  We are candid, authentic and transparent. We speak our mind, make connections that others miss and t;ake smart risks
  • Learner’s mindset: We keep learning and evolving to be able to meet our audacious goal of empowering every Indian to lead a better life
About the role:
At Grofers, we are bringing the selection of local stores to the platform. Bringing larger selection and delivering faster to customers will build more re-ordering loops for the customers. As a part of this team, the individual will be responsible for managing sales & margin achievement, inventory management and vendor management for the respective category.

What you will do everyday:
Leadership:
  • Ability to identify new opportunities and execute them
  • Define category charters for growth and relevance to the customer for every hyperlocal area
P&L management:
  • Manage the sales and margin for the hyperlocal categories (Top Line and Bottom Line)
  • Responsible for pricing and promotion of the categories
  • Understand and help the team to build new initiatives to enhance category margin
Category insights:
  • Own the demand generation for the category on the app
  • Devise assortment planning and execution in line with promotional campaigns
  • Plan short and long-term roadmap for the category in consultation with key stakeholders
Category marketing:
  • Lead the sales strategy for the category on the platform
  • Own branding, product assortment, promotion plans and pricing for the category
  • Drive marketing team towards enhanced visibility of category/brands
  • Gather information on the competitive landscape
  • Responsible for category launch and initiative plans to drive the category for sales and customer satisfaction
EXPERTISE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Skills you need to do the job:
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience into category management in the e-commerce/internet industry
  • High proficiency in working with MS Excel
  • Result oriented with high degree of ownership
  • Strong analytical thinking with proven track record of success in past assignments
  • Develop and execute ideas independently
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