Category Manager(m/f/d)

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

A new team member for one of our portfolio companies, a B2C e-commerce company located in Hamburg. They meet customer expectations by providing a full-cycle customer journey selling complete high-quality, house-related projects bringing nature into homes.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Being responsible for the further development and key figure-based control of a growth category of our portfolio companies
  • Monitoring the development of the market, competition and customer requirements and identifying trends and innovations
  • Making strategic decisions based on internal and external analyses
  • Acquiring and negotiating with national and international suppliers, e.g. on prices, delivery conditions and promotional calendars
  • Developing and implementing strategic projects in close cooperation with your colleagues

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • A degree in business administration or training in a relevant subject area
  • Strong interest in category management and already having 2 years of professional experience in category management or purchasing
  • Being enthusiastic about online retail
  • Strong analytical skills and being proficient in Excel
  • Being highly motivated and showing initiative and assertiveness
  • A very good command of written and spoken German and English, as well as strong communication skills
  • Please note that we are looking for support in the Hamburg office of our portfolio company. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well.

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Make a true impact in the e-commerce industry
  • Well equipped and modern office in Hamburg in Altona
  • Contribution to your  HVV Profi Card (public transport)
  • Having fun together as a company with regular team events
  • Getting challenged and developing your professional skills by taking over responsibilities, and a guaranteed steep learning curve from day one
  • Being part of an instant network within the Project A family

Do you want to be part of our portfolio company's success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

Project A is an operational venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies from a variety of industries such as digital health, robotics, and mobility amongst others. Our portfolio includes over 60 companies with different business models including B2C, B2B, SaaS, e-commerce and more. Within our company of over 100 professionals, over 15 teams offer their direct support to our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, business intelligence and many other fields. In 2020 Project A was named Germany's best VC by Business Insider magazine.

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