Category Manager - Home Accessories

Location:

London, United Kingdom
Requisition Number:
R0044431

We Empower People and Create Economic Opportunity

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes.

eBay’s strategic vision is to become the best global marketplace for buyers and sellers through a tech-led reimagination of the company. Looking for a purpose-driven company that puts the customer at the heart of everything? A culture that encourages people to think big and be curious, to act with urgency and integrity and to be fearlessly inclusive? That’s who we are. If this sounds compelling, join eBay!

About the Team

This exciting opening will define the Home Accessories category strategy and execute this through working with strategically important sellers, brands and retailers in the trading team to ensure that eBay has the inventory to continue to grow this area plus being accountable for the operational and commercial success of the overall seller portfolio and the wider category.

Responsibilities

  • Build category and market expertise to identify and exploit opportunities for eBay and build inventory plans

  • Develop expert understanding of sellers’ business operations and current strategies and utilise insight to find opportunities for growth

  • Lead and develop the relationship with key sellers, brands and retailers within the portfolio and in line with the category strategy

  • Develop approaches to influence the broad base of SMB and consumer sellers in your category to increase the quality and breadth of our inventory

  • Build range and promotional plans to target merchandise and use levers to get products and promotions on site

Requirements

We would love to hear from you if you have a strong retail/ecommerce buying or category management background in Home Accessories or as a business development manager working in the Home Accessories industry. We are looking for someone with extensive experience working in this area and with a long contact list and developed relationships with key people in the industry.  

You should have strong commercial acumen and be comfortable operating in a fast-paced online environment. Standout negotiation skills and the ability to build internal and external relationships is key, crafting partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives, operating with agility and easily adapting to change. You should be comfortable to engage at the most senior levels within brands and retailers.

A proven strategic thinker and self-starter, with a strong action-orientation, you can make sense of complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to optimally solve problems and drive commercial results through business development and acquisition. A strong ability to analyse data and draw actionable insights from these is key plus demonstrating a tenacity to act on these insights and turn them into results,

This role offers fantastic career development for an individual with excellent organisational, communication and problem-solving skills.

Benefits

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Category Manager - Home Accessories

London, United Kingdom Requisition Number R0044431 Subsidiary eBay

We Empower People and Create Economic Opportunity

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes.

eBay’s strategic vision is to become the best global marketplace for buyers and sellers through a tech-led reimagination of the company. Looking for a purpose-driven company that puts the customer at the heart of everything? A culture that encourages people to think big and be curious, to act with urgency and integrity and to be fearlessly inclusive? That’s who we are. If this sounds compelling, join eBay!

About the Team

This exciting opening will define the Home Accessories category strategy and execute this through working with strategically important sellers, brands and retailers in the trading team to ensure that eBay has the inventory to continue to grow this area plus being accountable for the operational and commercial success of the overall seller portfolio and the wider category.

Responsibilities

  • Build category and market expertise to identify and exploit opportunities for eBay and build inventory plans

  • Develop expert understanding of sellers’ business operations and current strategies and utilise insight to find opportunities for growth

  • Lead and develop the relationship with key sellers, brands and retailers within the portfolio and in line with the category strategy

  • Develop approaches to influence the broad base of SMB and consumer sellers in your category to increase the quality and breadth of our inventory

  • Build range and promotional plans to target merchandise and use levers to get products and promotions on site

Requirements

We would love to hear from you if you have a strong retail/ecommerce buying or category management background in Home Accessories or as a business development manager working in the Home Accessories industry. We are looking for someone with extensive experience working in this area and with a long contact list and developed relationships with key people in the industry.  

You should have strong commercial acumen and be comfortable operating in a fast-paced online environment. Standout negotiation skills and the ability to build internal and external relationships is key, crafting partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives, operating with agility and easily adapting to change. You should be comfortable to engage at the most senior levels within brands and retailers.

A proven strategic thinker and self-starter, with a strong action-orientation, you can make sense of complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to optimally solve problems and drive commercial results through business development and acquisition. A strong ability to analyse data and draw actionable insights from these is key plus demonstrating a tenacity to act on these insights and turn them into results,

This role offers fantastic career development for an individual with excellent organisational, communication and problem-solving skills.

Benefits

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-FG1

#indeed

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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