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Category Manager

Montréal, QC

We’re looking for great people. Specifically, we’re looking for you to reimagine cannabis with us. We love where we work, we believe in each other, and we learn new things every day. We’ve been doing it since 2016 and have now become Québec’s most innovative cannabis company by leading our industry, developing game-changing products and enhancing how cannabis grows. And we’re just getting started. Sound like a good fit?

How you can contribute:

The Category Manager will be responsible for managing specific categories and ultimately driving market share & profitable revenue.

  • CATEGORY STRATEGY: Developing and implementing strategic plans for the category, including setting short-term and long-term objectives, analyzing competitive landscape, identifying growth opportunities, and formulating strategies to achieve business goals
  • PRODUCT ASSORTMENT AND SELECTION: Managing the assortment and selection of products within the category, including evaluating product performance, conducting product analysis, identifying trends, and making data-driven decisions on product assortment to optimize sales, profitability, and partner satisfaction
  • PRICING STRATEGY: Setting and managing pricing strategies, monitoring pricing trends, conducting competitive pricing analysis, optimizing pricing strategies to maximize revenue and profitability
  • MARKET AND COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS: Monitoring market trends, conducting competitive analysis, identifying opportunities and threats, and staying updated with industry dynamics to make informed decisions and stay ahead of the competition
  • PERFORMANCE REPORTING AND ANALYSIS: Developing and analyzing category performance metrics, preparing regular reports and presentations for management review, identifying areas of improvement, and implementing corrective actions to achieve targets
  • CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT: Understanding customer needs and preferences, analyzing customer data, developing customer-focused strategies, monitoring customer satisfaction, and providing insights to improve customer experience
  • PARTNER MANAGEMENT: managing relationships with partners, resolving partner-related issues, and ensuring timely and efficient communication
You’re really good at:
  • Identifying and assessing issues and opportunities and present solutions
  • Telling stories with data and making every recommendation data-driven and actionable
  • Working independently and proactively with minimum supervision
  • Paying attention to details while handling fluctuating workloads simultaneously
  • Building and managing relationships with various stakeholders in a professional way
Things we hope you have:
  • University Degree in Business or Marketing; MBA preferred
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in category management, key account management or commercial role in CPG or similar industry
  • Demonstrated experience in relationship management
  • In-depth knowledge of market analysis and metrics
  • Strong financial literacy and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (excel, powerpoint)
  • Proficient in PowerBI
  • Cannabis industry experience a strong asset
  • FR proficiency an asset
What you should know about the job:
  • You will be reporting to ROSE’s Planning Director
  • Your role will be based in Montréal, QC
  • You will be engaging with all level of the organization
  • Ability to travel required
What you should know about ROSE:
  • We cherish Québec’s culture and values
  • We believe cannabis can help Québecers and Canadians live better lives
  • We take pride in family, friends and living full, balanced lives
  • Safety and security is critical to the success our business
  • We currently work from two locations in Québec: A 55,000 square-foot cutting-edge facility in Huntingdon and new offices in Montréal’s Little Italy neighbourhoo
  • Our executives have world-leading experience in government regulated industries.

We look forward to hearing from you. Please reach out (with relevant information and background materials) and let us know why ROSE is a perfect fit for you.

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