Category Manager, ABYAT Company Jobs in Kuwait, iiQ8


Category Manager

ABYAT  Kuwait City Metropolitan Area
At Abyat, we try to lead the market in our assortment! As a Category Manager for our furniture department, you will be a key part of Abyat’s business improvements in our furniture assortment and strategy. You will be continuously improving the operational processes and procedures in regards to product management, and strive to improve and introduce new concepts and ideas that will make Abyat the market leader in furniture in Kuwait and KSA.

As a Category Manager, you are responsible for:

  • Execution of strategic directions from (article creation, forecasting, buying, merchandizing plans, and launching).
  • Forecast for all new articles in addition to communicating forecast revisions to supply chain team for existing articles where pricing or merchandizing changes.
  • Align category budget targets with supply chain forecasts and make necessary adjustments where required.
  • Planning and executing liquidation plans for discontinued lines, ageing lines, overstock lines.
  • Planning of trading margins and ensuring price positioning is maintained.
  • Ensuring of floor commercial availability including taking action to remove out of stock items and replacing them accordingly.
  • Sourcing of new products across our partner networks.
  • Main point of contact with vendors for negotiating of prices for new items.
  • Execution of campaigns and new launches including coordination with marketing and acquisition teams.
  • Maintain product descriptions/features/details and photographs for OMNI.
  • Training of sales team on product knowledge and new arrivals.


  • Holder of MBA preferred.
  • Exercises leadership and initiates action.
  • Has strong commercial and retail background.
  • Your values reflect Abyat’s values.
  • Shows evidence of clear analytical thinking.
  • Has a history of improving and developing business potential.
  • Gets to the heart of complex problems and issues and applies their own expertise effectively.
  • Communicates well in writing and speaking.
  • Focuses on results and achieving personal work objectives.
  • Seeks opportunities for self-development and career advancement.
  • Seniority level

    Mid-Senior level

  • Employment type


  • Job function

    Business Development, Supply Chain, and Product Management

  • Industries

    Wholesale Building Materials, Furniture and Home Furnishings Manufacturing, and Retail


How to apply

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Careers at ABYAT


Designing your house has never been easier. Whether you are a house owner, contractor, or company, ABYAT has it all, offering you the best quality of service you need.

At ABYAT, shopping is a pleasure with a showroom over 20000 sqm and a selection of more than 15000 products of lighting, tiles, home furniture, tools & hardware, doors and windows, unique kitchens, high quality plumbing system, and other products from building, finishing and furnishing materials and special services for building a home or real estate projects.

ABYAT considers itself a service company. Our key focal point is – always – the customer, and all of our business, from the store layout down to our services, is centered around the customer.

05/07/2022 1:04 PM

9790 days, 7 hours

Listing ID 15162c40b267b548