Head of Category Management for Consumer Electronics Accessories (m/f) in Berlin // KW-Commerce

August 10, 2018

KW-Commerce is an international e-commerce company at the start-up hot spot Berlin. Our product range includes more than 25,000 items of consumer electronics accessories and home & living products which we sell through online marketplaces like Amazon and eBay to more than 5,000,000 customers every year, fast and worldwide. KW-Commerce is a grown-up start-up. With down-to-earth commitment, a strong team spirit and a good sense of humor 180 employees worldwide continue to develop our company – always keeping an eye on long-term company success. Be a part of our success story as our new:

Head of Category Management for Consumer Electronics Accessories (m/f) in Berlin

YOUR POSITION

As the Head (m/f) of our “Mobile Accessories” vertical, you are responsible for the range of our largest and top-selling product category. You will lead a team of around six Category Managers and report directly to the Head of the Category Management department.

In detail, this includes the following tasks:

  • To take charge of the consistent expansion of the product range as well as develop and implement the long-term product strategy of the “Mobile Accessories” vertical in the consumer electronics sector (brands: kwmobile and Kalibri)
  • To constantly monitor development and performance of the product range and determine approaches for optimization
  • To control and continuously develop / optimize processes in the “Mobile Accessories” vertical
  • To develop and manage the team as well as guide the Sourcing team in China in coordination with the Head of Purchasing
  • To monitor developments and competitors on the individual marketplaces as well as analyze relevant trends to determine suitable country-specific measures for the “Mobile Accessories” vertical

In this position you act as a link between different departments. These include in particular: Logistics, Marketing, Product Data Management and Sales.

YOUR PROFILE

If you meet the following requirements, we will fit very well together:

  • Several years of professional experience in category management, product management, purchasing or merchandising, ideally in the e-commerce environment with a focus on marketplace trading
  • At least 2 years of experience in a leading role
  • A degree in science or economics with good results or a business training with excellent results
  • Willingness to travel
  • Very good knowledge of English (C1 level), German at a B-Level would be a plus
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
  • An affinity for structured processing and analysis of large amounts of data

OUR OFFER

KW-Commerce is an owner-managed, self-financed and profitable company from its beginning with a clear vision. We offer you an exciting and responsible position in our grown-up startup. As our Head of, you can expect an exciting mix of analytical and creative as well as strategic and operational tasks. You will work with a great deal of personal responsibility in a young, award-winning company that promotes and demands participation and commitment.

What else awaits you:

  • Flat hierarchies, quick decisions, fast results
  • A lot of personal responsibility in a working environment that gives you plenty of room for realizing your own ideas and visions
  • A friendly and supportive team as well as a modernly-equipped workplace in the center of Berlin
  • Fresh fruits, free drinks and regular corporate events
  • Flexible working hours and transparent corporate communication
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