Category Manager

Factcool - FC ecom, s.r.o.

Place of work
Remote work
Contract type
full-time, trade licence
Start date
Wage (gross)
From 2 000 EUR/monthFixed: EUR 2,000 (gross) per month Variable: based on the achievement of pre-agreed targets/KPIs, starting after the trial period. The final amount will be agreed between the candidate and hiring committee. This salary is our minimum advertised salary. The actual salary may be higher based on skills, knowledge, and experience.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are looking for an independent, skilled and highly motivated Category Manager in one of the fastest-growing fashion e-commerce platform in CSEE - FactCool.
The Category Manager is directly responsible for the management, strategy and P&L of the assigned category/brand, including people management, planning and achieving business results and external presentation of the category. He/she is responsible for the management of the entrusted product category and ensures that they meet the planned sales targets. Has a portfolio of suppliers with whom he/she negotiates and sets commercial terms and builds long term commercial relationships.

Main objectives and responsibilities: ​

- Strategic management:
Responsible for planning and defining the strategy within the assigned category/brand, including responsibility for margin strategy of the assigned category products. Manages the selection of strategic suppliers and products to achieve GM2 and meet P&L in the category. ​

- People management:
Leads, mentors and develops team of salespeople to achieve business results. ​

- Development
of assigned categories in cooperation with other departments of the company, e.g. MKT, Vendor MKT, Content, UX, IT. This is to increase GM2 and Customer Experience. ​

- Business Negotiations:
The Category Manager is directly responsible for identifying strategic partners and suppliers in his/her industry. He/she conducts annual negotiations with suppliers to negotiate terms and conditions for the next period (min. CY). ​

- Stock Product Management:
Category Manager determines the stock product classification and is responsible for the value and stock turnover of stock products, as well as their availability and A-B-C distribution.

Employee perks, benefits

• Flexible working time,
• Flexible home-office,
• Contribution to trainings and learning courses,
• Snacks and beverages in the office,
• Discounts on our products,
• Company team-buildings.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Category Management

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - Advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint - Advanced
Negotiation skills - Advanced
Microsoft Power Bi - Skillful

Driving licence


Experience in the position/sector

E-commerce, fashion, retail, fmcg

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

Necessary knowledge and skills (must-haves): ​

- People management: experience in managing a team of 5+ people for at least 2 years ​

- Previous sales experience of at least 5 years, ideally in e-commerce, fashion, retail, fmcg​

- Expertise in the given category; knowledge of CZ+SK markets​

- English language knowledge - advanced level (min. B2 level)​

- Working under pressure, prioritizing strategic tasks, but also working with a rich daily ad-hoc agenda.​

Key Competences (Soft skills):​
- Result orientation​
- Analytical thinking and numerical analytics​
- Leadership skills​
- Ability to conduct business negotiations and knowledge of negotiation​
- Independence in decision making and ability to set priorities ​
- Positive “can do” attitude with “out of the box” thinking.
- Fluent English is a must.


Brief description of the company is one of the fastest-growing fashion e-shops in Central and South Eastern Europe, based in Trenčín, Slovakia, and attacking milestone of EUR 100M sales in 2022! is offering huge range of affordable products for each season and selling in most countries of Europe with main markets being in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe.
ID: 4527912  Dátum zverejnenia: 1.3.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month