Category Analyst
Dubai, AE
منذ 8 ساعات

Job Requisition ID : 45828

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives.

Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get?

The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees.

You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas.

Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.


Responsible for building optimal assortment strategies (depth, breadth, seasonal vs. core assortment etc. In line with Cross-functional partnership with Store Operations, Commercial, Buying, Pricing Analyst.


Collect, analyze, summarize and present category performance to create recommendations and implement improvements in support of category growth strategy.

Determine optimal assortment strategies (depth, breadth, seasonal vs. core assortment etc. In line with Cross-functional partnership with Store Operations, Commercial, Buying, Pricing Analyst.

Lead and conduct assortment analyses and planogram recommendations to make strategy-based assortment recommendations to customers.

Support the annual SKU rationalization process, ensuring we always have the most productive assortment in our portfolio by delivering Deliver New product introduction, portfolio mix and merchandising effectiveness analysis.

Build appropriate statistical models (regression, clustering, segmentation, etc.) to better understand and predict consumer behavior as they interact with our products and brands.

Executing the vision, strategy and implementation plan for categories to effectively meet the long-range requirements of the business goal and deliver maximum value.


Education : Degree required OR three years or more of analyst experience

Minimum Experience and Knowledge :

  • Knowledge of Category Management and Analytics
  • Previous experience of working on project based role in Analytics & Planning
  • Experience with using ERP systems (preferably SAP) and advanced Panning tools with statistical modeling
  • Job-Specific Skills :

  • Advance system proficiency, SAP & JDA experience in additional advantage
  • Proven analytical skills.
  • Experience with planning software / tools and merchandise management systems is preferred
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with multiple business functions
  • Strong team player and ability to work with the cross functional partners and senior management on all aspects of the business
  • We’re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

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