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Sr Category Buyer

Glovo

Glovo

Accounting & Finance
Casablanca, Morocco
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Sr Category Buyer

Q-Commerce, Casablanca, Morocco

If you’re here, it’s because you’re looking for an exciting ride.

A ride that will fuel up your ambitions to take on a new challenge and stretch yourself beyond your comfort zone.

We’ll deliver a non-vanilla culture built on talent, where we work to amplify the impact on millions of people, paving the way forward together.

Together we revolutionize the way people connect with their everyday needs, from delivering essentials to connecting our ecosystem of users through innovative solutions powered by technology. For us, every day is filled with purpose.

What makes our ride unique?

🤝 Our culture and strong values.

  • We have an ‘’office-first’’ culture and we place collaboration at the center of everything we do!
  • We have a non-vanilla personality and feedback mindset. We don’t shy away from difficult conversations - we see them as a gift!
  • We work with high intensity and have fun along the way. We also celebrate the wins (a lot!).
  • We celebrate diversity in all its forms and foster an inclusive culture where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.

💪Our career development philosophy.

  • We are building a talent house of high performing teams and leaders. We invest in people who raise the bar and help others reach their full potential.
  • We take ownership of our career development. We don’t believe in linear and predictable career paths - we create the job of our dreams!
  • We embrace opportunities to move the needle and make an impact beyond our scope.

🤝Our commitment to being a force for good.

  • Our platform is an important economic tool for millions of people (customers, partners, couriers) and we are taking action to amplify our positive impact.
  • We invest in doing good by dedicating time and resources into social and environmental initiatives.
  • We have the ambition of being DIB role models across the tech industry. We are creating environments, systems, and processes that provide equal opportunities, break biases, and empower our communities.

We have a vision: To give everyone easy access to anything in their cities. And this is where your ride starts.

YOUR MISSION

You will be the owner of the assortment we offer to our customers: from analyzing market trends and defining listings to prospecting suppliers, and negotiating commercial conditions.

As a part of the team, you will:

  • Be the owner and specialist of assigned categories, being able to move the needle and see the impact of your work on the business by managing the MFCs assortment from end to end. Your main KPIs will be Category Add-to-Cart, Average Order Value, and Gross Margin.
  • Define the assortment strategy, identify opportunities of improvement in listings and margin, and implement them.
  • Manage vendor relationships, with a special focus on the top ones - manage supplier/partner contracts, manage day-to-day relationships, and negotiate and secure marketing funds per the market requirements and company needs.
  • Review contract terms and conditions ensuring that they are as favorable to the business interests as possible, minimize risk, and are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures (with support from the Commercial Manager and legal department)
  • Oversee UX and Pricing
  • Lead, coach, and develop talented team members.
  • You will work hand in hand with the Ads team in defining and implementing marketing campaigns inside the store.

You have

  • At least 5 years of experience in Retail as a category manager or category buyer.
  • Strong negotiation skills; expert understanding of terms, conditions, and contracting techniques for managing risk.
  • Previous experience in leading teams.
  • Stakeholder management: both internally and externally.
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves to get things done
  • Comfortable working in a fast-changing, high-growth, and high-performance start-up with a fast pace
  • Fluent in English, French & Arabic. Additional language skills are a plus.

Experience our Glovo Life benefits:

  • Top-notch private health insurance
  • Monthly Glovo credit to spend on our restaurant products
  • Flexible time off (take the time you need) and hybrid working model (own your time)
  • Enhanced parental leave including nursery support!
  • Online therapy and well-being benefit

Individuals representing diverse profiles, encompassing various genders, ethnicities, and backgrounds, are less likely to apply for this role if they do not possess solid experience in 100% of these areas. Even if it seems you don't meet our musts don't let it stop you, we are all about finding the best talent out there! Skills can be learned, and embracing diversity is invaluable.

We believe driven talent deserves:

  • 💪 Top-notch private health insurance to keep you at your peak.
  • 🍔 Monthly Glovo credit to satisfy your cravings!
  • 🏖️ Extra time off, the freedom to work from home two days a week, and the opportunity to work from anywhere for up to three weeks a year!
  • 👪 Enhanced parental leave.
  • 🧠 Online therapy and wellbeing benefits to ensure your mental well-being.

Here at Glovo, we thrive on diversity, we believe it enhances our teams, products, and culture. We know that the best ideas come from a mashup of brilliant diverse minds. This is why we are committed to providing equal opportunities to talent from all backgrounds - all genders, racial/diverse backgrounds, abilities, ages, sexual orientations and all other unique characteristics that make you YOU. We will encourage you to bring your authentic self to work, fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels heard.

So, ready to take the wheel and make this the ride of your life?

Delve into our culture by taking a peek at our Instagram and check out our Linkedin and website!