About Category Manager

The role of a Furniture Category Manager involves overseeing and managing a specific category of furniture products within a company. This position requires a combination of strategic thinking, product knowledge, and market understanding.

What You Will Do

Category Strategy Development :

  • Develop a comprehensive strategy for the furniture category, aligned with overall business objectives.

  • Identify growth opportunities, market trends, and competitive landscape within the furniture category.

Assortment Planning :

  • Work closely with suppliers and product development teams to curate a diverse and appealing assortment of furniture products.

  • Ensure that the assortment meets customer needs and aligns with the brand image.

Product Lifecycle Management :

  • Manage the entire lifecycle of furniture products, from introduction to retirement.

  • Monitor sales performance and recommend adjustments to the assortment based on market demand.

Market Research and Analysis :

  • Develop and implement pricing strategies for the furniture category.

  • Plan and execute promotions and discounts to drive sales and achieve revenue targets.

Cross-Functional Collaboration :

  • Collaborate with marketing, sales, and other departments to align category strategies with overall business goals.

  • Work with the marketing team to create effective promotional materials and campaigns.

Inventory Management :

  • Monitor and manage inventory levels to ensure optimal stock levels and prevent stockouts or overstock situations.

  • Implement inventory control measures to maximize efficiency.

Quality Control and Compliance :

  • Ensure that furniture products meet quality standards and comply with relevant regulations.

  • Work with suppliers to address quality issues and implement improvements.

Customer Feedback and Satisfaction :

  • Gather customer feedback and insights to understand their preferences and satisfaction with the furniture category.

  • Use customer data to make data-driven decisions on product offerings and improvements.

Sales Analysis and Reporting :

  • Track and analyze sales performance for the furniture category.

  • Prepare regular reports and presentations for management, highlighting key metrics and areas for improvement.

New Product Development :

  • Identify opportunities for new product development within the furniture category.

  • Work with product development teams to bring innovative and market-relevant products to market.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Merchandising, or a related field. A Master’s degree may be preferred.

  • Proven experience in a similar role, preferably in retail, furniture, or home goods industries.

  • Background in category management, product management, or merchandising.

  • Strong analytical skills to interpret data and market trends.

  • Creative thinking and the ability to curate an appealing assortment of furniture products.

  • Knowledge of furniture industry trends, materials, and manufacturing processes.

  • Customer-centric mindset with a focus on customer satisfaction and preferences.

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Category Manager – Furniture


Semarang, Indonesia

Employment Type

Full Time


5 Years