Category Management

Category Manager-Chennai

Chennai   |   Full time

About Ninjacart

Ninjacart is India’s largest B2B fresh produce supply chain company. A pioneer in the tech-driven supply chain space for fresh vegetables and fruits in India, Ninjacart has raised over $150mn from Tiger Global, Accel US, Accel India, Syngenta and others. Over the last 4 years, our made-for-India technology and India centric solutions have disrupted the way fruits and vegetables move from farms to consumers plate. Today, we source fruits and vegetables from farmers across 20+ Indian states and deliver to 17,000+ local kiranas and restaurants across 7 major cities, every day, in less than 12 hours.

Our vision is to build India’s most efficient and largest supply chain company, improving the lives of producers, businesses & consumers in a meaningful manner. 

Our focus is to make the Ninjacart innovation more accessible and leverage our strengths to innovate for new product categories and customer segments while solving complex supply chain problems.

Read more here: https://yourstory.com/2019/04/startup-funding-ninjacart-tiger-global

Category @ Ninjacart

As a category manager, you will work with cross-functional teams to achieve product penetration, quality benchmark and product PnL

We are building the next generation supply chain that can change the way vegetables reach our plate and lives of India’s 58% workforce i.e farmers and we are looking for young leaders who can scale the vision and make it possible. 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Own market intelligence, Price benchmarking and Quality benchmarking across various markets for your portfolio product
  • Drive product penetration and sale volume among customers through innovative campaigns and programs by leveraging data science
  • Own end to end PnL for your portfolio products
  • Explore new farming clusters for strategic sourcing
  • Program manage sale events during festivals

Requirements

  • 2 to 4 years of experience after graduation
  • Relevant experience is not mandatory. Learnability is important.
  • Self-starter, 100% ownership and unshakeable enthusiasm
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Should possess strong willingness to get hands dirty (literally), get stuff done and strong work ethics
  • Has relentless focus, strong prioritization skills, and the ability to multitask while working in a highly charged environment

Ninjacart aims at building the next generation supply chain that can change the way vegetables and fruits reach our plate and improve lives of India’s 58% workforce i.e farmers. As a Category manager, you will work with cross functional teams to achieve product penetration, quality benchmark and product PnL.


Responsibilities


  • Own end to end PnL for FnV category for Chennai

  • Own market intelligence, Price benchmarking and Quality benchmarking across various markets for the portfolio product

  • Drive product penetration and sale volume among customers through innovative campaigns and programs by leveraging data science

  • Explore new farming clusters for strategic sourcing

Requirements


  • 2 to 4 years of experience after graduation

  • Graduate or Postgraduate from Top Engineering colleges or MBA colleges

  • Fluency in Tamil/ English Language is mandatory

  • Self-starter, 100% ownership and unshakeable enthusiasm

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Should possess strong willingness to get hands dirty (literally), get stuff done and strong work ethics

  • Has relentless focus, strong prioritization skills, and the ability to multitask while working in a highly charged environment


About Ninjacart


 Ninjacart is India's Largest agri marketing platform, solving one of the toughest supply chain problems through technology. We connect vegetables and fruits farmers directly with businesses. At one end, we help farmers get better prices and deal with consistent demand and on another end, we help retailers to source fresh vegetables at competitive prices directly from farmers. We do this effectively at lower cost, better speed and larger scale using integrated supply chain powered by technology, data science, infrastructure and logistics network.

 We move one 120 Tonnes of vegetables from farm to 1800+ retailers on daily basis within 12 hours in Bangalore and Chennai. We are 450 people company. We are also the fastest growing startup in India currently with revenue growth to 70 Cr in two years. We work with 3000+ farmers and 1500 retailers. We aim to grow to 1000 tonnes of daily volumes, Expand to more cities 

 We are funded by Accel Partners, Nandan Nilekani, Mistletoe(Japan) & Qualcomm Ventures. To know more about us, visit https://goo.gl/n22Z5d


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