Category Manager at Konga

Konga is Nigeria's largest online mall and have been in operation for over 10 years. Some of our major feats are winning Great Place to work awards two years in a row, winning an award for The Place Most Millennials would like to work and according to Forbes in 2015, the 2nd Most Innovative Company in Africa.

Our culture and values, in a nutshell, speak to placing our customers as a priority, working hard, being passionate about what we do (and having fun in the process), and teamwork. Our Company is full of ordinary people with extraordinary minds who desire to do extraordinary things!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Category Manager
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Manage the purchasing, pricing, and oversight of products within assigned categories.
  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize sales and inventory turnover.
  • Maintain an open-to-buy plan to ensure proper inventory levels.
  • Develop and execute promotional activities to drive sales and achieve targets.
  • Identify and capitalize on opportunities to expand market share and profitability.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align category strategies with company objectives.
  • Communicate category performance and insights to stakeholders.
  • Select products from vendors to meet customer demand and maximize sales opportunities.
  • Enhance customer satisfaction by improving product accessibility and assortment.
  • Analyze sales trends, competitive landscape, and market dynamics to inform decision-making.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in category management, retail merchandising, or similar roles.
  • Experience in managing vendor relationships and negotiating terms.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Results-driven mindset with a focus on achieving targets and driving business growth.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in data analysis tools.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using "Category Manager" as the subject of the mail