Category Management

Category Head - 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.

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 As a Category Head, you will work with cross-functional teams to achieve product penetration, quality benchmark and product PnL.


  • Own market intelligence, Price benchmarking and Quality benchmarking across various markets for your portfolio product Fresh Fruits & Vegetable categories

  • Will own Margins, Prediction, Dump, SKU’s growth and quality

  • Will own Negotiation of margins & supplier terms, planning of supply chain activities for the categories handled

  • Will be playing a key role in planning business, buying & sourcing of SKU’s

  • Will be responsible for Vendor and Farmers Management for assigned SKU’s

  • Benchmarking of fruits and vegetable prices in comparison to the wholesale market

  • Benchmarking purchase prices with the market, ensuring efficient buying at economic rates


  • MBA from Top institutions

  • 3 to 5 years of experience work experience across FMCG and/or Retail in building a new segment, channel or category from bottom up

  • Category management experience within a major FMCG company or significant experience in handling private brands for a major retail chain

  • General management experience managing the P&L for a business with significant revenues

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

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to work in ambiguous situations

  • Telugu linguistic proficiency is preferable

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