Vertical Category Manager

Location:

Sydney, Australia
Requisition Number:
R0048661

Vertical Category Manager

Looking for a market leading company where you can craft how the world buys, sells, and gives?

At eBay, we’re passionate about connecting people with the things they love. As Australia’s #1 online shopping destination we pride ourselves on technology-led innovation and want to help shape the future of commerce across Australia and the world.

As a global brand our purpose is to build opportunities:

  • For individual sellers, small businesses and large merchants worldwide

  • For shoppers seeking value, selection and convenience

  • For our people, who seek to make the world a better place

We are searching for a motivated Category Manag to join our team at eBay to help drive success across our diverse portfolio of merchants.

The Opportunity

The role is responsible for managing a portfolio of strategic brands, retailers and online specialists on the eBay Australia platform. As a Vertical Category Manager in the Category Growth team you will be accountable for both the operational and commercial success of the merchant portfolio.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and drive the relationship with your portfolio of merchants whilst delivering category strategy.

  • Develop an excellent understanding of key sellers’ business operations and current strategies and utilise insight to find and deliver growth opportunities.

  • Have a deep and detailed understanding of the eBay platform and assets in order to create tailored solutions for your merchants.

  • Build trading plans in conjunction with merchants and use your leadership skills to drive performance across sales, marketing, advertising, merchandising and product.

Requirements:

  • A strong background of driving commercial results through business development and relationship management

  • Able to build partnerships and work reciprocally with others to meet shared objectives

  • Strong ability to analyse data and draw meaningful insights from these

  • Strong trading knowledge, comfortable to operate in a fast-paced trading environment and skilled at running peak trading periods

  • Record of building effective trading relationships with clients/suppliers/brands at all levels

  • Outstanding negotiation skills to source critical inventory and establish joint commercial targets

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to operate with agility to navigate change

  • Confident self-starter with proven execution expertise.

  • A background in the retail industry, ideally ecommerce

Benefits:

Benefits are a crucial 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 crafting 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 outstanding self to work.. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

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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Vertical Category Manager

Sydney, Australia Requisition Number R0048661

Vertical Category Manager

Looking for a market leading company where you can craft how the world buys, sells, and gives?

At eBay, we’re passionate about connecting people with the things they love. As Australia’s #1 online shopping destination we pride ourselves on technology-led innovation and want to help shape the future of commerce across Australia and the world.

As a global brand our purpose is to build opportunities:

  • For individual sellers, small businesses and large merchants worldwide

  • For shoppers seeking value, selection and convenience

  • For our people, who seek to make the world a better place

We are searching for a motivated Category Manag to join our team at eBay to help drive success across our diverse portfolio of merchants.

The Opportunity

The role is responsible for managing a portfolio of strategic brands, retailers and online specialists on the eBay Australia platform. As a Vertical Category Manager in the Category Growth team you will be accountable for both the operational and commercial success of the merchant portfolio.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and drive the relationship with your portfolio of merchants whilst delivering category strategy.

  • Develop an excellent understanding of key sellers’ business operations and current strategies and utilise insight to find and deliver growth opportunities.

  • Have a deep and detailed understanding of the eBay platform and assets in order to create tailored solutions for your merchants.

  • Build trading plans in conjunction with merchants and use your leadership skills to drive performance across sales, marketing, advertising, merchandising and product.

Requirements:

  • A strong background of driving commercial results through business development and relationship management

  • Able to build partnerships and work reciprocally with others to meet shared objectives

  • Strong ability to analyse data and draw meaningful insights from these

  • Strong trading knowledge, comfortable to operate in a fast-paced trading environment and skilled at running peak trading periods

  • Record of building effective trading relationships with clients/suppliers/brands at all levels

  • Outstanding negotiation skills to source critical inventory and establish joint commercial targets

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to operate with agility to navigate change

  • Confident self-starter with proven execution expertise.

  • A background in the retail industry, ideally ecommerce

Benefits:

Benefits are a crucial 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 crafting 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 outstanding self to work.. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

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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