Category Manager, Derma Skincare & Cosmetics

Intermediate (3-6 years)

Technical Skills

  • Costing
  • FMCG
  • Marketing
  • Merchandising
  • Negotiation
  • Sales
  • Sales Management
  • Training

Job Description

Category Manager, Derma Skincare & Cosmetics

Location: Quarry Bay 鰂魚涌

Mannings is the leading health and beauty chain in Hong Kong with over 340 stores, territory-wide. Our trusted reputation is based on Mannings’ commitment to improve customer health and personal care, leading to ten consecutive years of being voted “No. 1 Most Preferred Brand” in Hong Kong. Our culture is open and progressive – simply to achieve the best for our customers both externally and internally. Applications are welcomed from high calibre individuals to join our growing team.

Category Manager, Derma Skincare & Cosmetics

The Job

  • Liaise with Marketing Department on developing attractive and interesting promotional events which follow pre-agreed selling plan
  • Work closely with retail and sales management to ensure that store layouts, promotions and display techniques are effective in maximizing sales and profit from the specific merchandise categories
  • Establish and maintain effective margin and price controls which maximize business profits whilst delivering a good value offer to the customer
  • Negotiate and work with vendors to build mutually beneficial relationships to ensure long term strategic partnership, leading to lower costs and higher margin
  • Manage stock levels and mark-downs to ensure that product availability is high
  • Develop and train subordinates ensuring that they are customer and product focused

The Person

  • University graduate
  • At least 5 years of solid experience in category management, trade marketing, or account servicing in the FMCG industry
  • Strong influencing, negotiation and communication skills
  • Good analytical skill, well-planned and acute market sense
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Strong knowledge on beauty categories – cosmetics, derma skincare, fragrance, accessories
  • Strong sense of beauty trend in cosmetics and derma skincare
  • Able to create new initiatives/innovation in terms of assortment, display, promotion in cosmetics/derma skincare
  • Able to manage a team of beauty advisors and promoters

Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese
Dairy Farm InternationalRetail and e-commerce

11/F Devon House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

directions_walk4 mins walk from Quarry Bay Station