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Country Category Manager - UK

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75017)

About

Launched in 2013 and following 8 years of strong growth, French Home Improvement tech company ManoMano seems unstoppable!

Thanks to the success of our fundraising (300 million euros so far), we now have more than 530 Manas & Manos located across our 3 offices: Paris, Bordeaux and Barcelona.

Our business platforms are represented in 6 countries: France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, UK and Germany. They carry over 4 million products and work with more than 3,000 sellers highly selected.

Proud to be part of the Next 40 since 2019 (Top 40 French startups), we have the objective to reinvent the Home Improvement experience by providing customers a one stop shop solution for easy access to online tips, products and innovative services.

More than anything, joining ManoMano presents a fantastic personal experience, where global projects and core values are underpinned by individual skills.

Our camaraderie, efficiency and employee-focused mindset (particularly important to us!) have led ManoMano to become renowned for the optimal working conditions it provides.

Have a look at our Blog : https://medium.com/manomano-tech

Job Description

We have the ambition to become a European leader in DIY & gardening. To do this, we are looking for a country category manager for the UK, who will support ManoMano in its growth by taking charge of the ecommerce experience, using a category approach, in order to make sure we propose the best catalog to our customers, in line with local specificities and expectations, easily accessible and described properly.

As part of the category management team, you handle the catalog experience in your country and are responsible to present the right product assortment with the best buying experience. You are involved in and support the activation of a cross team country catalog strategy.

You manage the activity with a highly developed analytical and customer sense and demonstrate curiosity and great intellectual agility. You are able to collaborate closely with other teams. You will report to the senior category manager in charge of international markets.

Your missions are the following:

- Category development: you support the team strategies to develop our business, with a category approach

Market and competition study to identify the priority targets for development in the UK.

Analysis of product offering and identification of offer development opportunities (ranges, offer completeness) transmitted to sourcing teams and monitoring of their activation

Contribution to the objectives and action plan definition (involving the category management, product information, commercial animation, sourcing, logistics etc. teams)

- Ecommerce, emerchandising and commercial animation: you leverage the work done on the French website to structure the catalog and make products easily accessible to our visitors:

Improvement of the product categories (SEO optimisation) and quality of our categorisation (dataset creation for algorithms)

Improvement of the filter experience and work on the product attributes

Collaboration with the product information management team to identify areas of the catalog requiring specific enrichment work

Deployment of guided navigation filters and in page displays

Collaboration with the promotion team to align the commercial animation plan with local specificities

- Performance: you report for the turnover at category level

Monitoring of key performance indicators, analysis of traffic, usage & purchasing behavior to improve performance

Reporting on the performance and participation in performance committees. Identification and animation of action plans to support the performance at category x country level

You represent the category management team and are the key contact for international teams (sourcing, communication, logistics…)

Profile

  • You already have experience in project management, consulting or ecommerce. You are looking forward to working in an international, enriching and challenging environment. You are fluent in English
  • . Knowing the Home Improvement market (DIY or Home Furnishing) would be a strong plus. 
  • We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Customer oriented mindset
  • Curious, drawn to the intellectual challenges
  • Strong analytical abilities, agile and reactive
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Caring, open minded and inspiring personality
  • What ManoMano has to offer

  • Fast growing start-up environment
  • International & agile company
  • 7 weeks holidays
  • Amazing work environment with cool colleagues :-) in Paris 17th
  • Attractive salary (package)
  • Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Paris, France (75017)
    • Education Level: Master's Degree
    • Experience: > 2 years