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Michael Page

Category Manager (Travel Retail - Liquor & Tobacco)

Michael Page
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Posted on 20 Jan 2020

Category Manager (Travel Retail - Liquor & Tobacco)

Michael Page

Job Highlights

  • Well established travel retail company
  • Report to Merchandising Director
  • Fantastic working culture

Job Description

  • Well established travel retail company
  • Fantastic working culture

Client Details

Our client is a progressive and fast growing travel retailer who have built a strong following through their merchandise offering across brands in liquor & tobacco, fashion, jewellery, cosmetics and watches. This is an exciting opportunity to join a talented team as Category Manager in Liquor & Tobacco field.


  • Collaborate with team colleagues to manage daily tasks including merchandise reporting, assortment/sales data consolidating and analyzing.
  • Responsible for OTB management, purchase order proposals, stock management and KPI¡¯s control; Source new and emerging category/brand to introduce to the business
  • Upgrade and maximize our in-store execution (brands stories, lifestyle concepts, tailored proprietary furniture, curated zones, etc.) in the respect of awarded tender submission contents
  • Partner with brands in business planning reviews, brand listing and delisting
  • Monitor and analyze performance of and define action plan
  • Liaise with Logistics Team regarding shipment schedule, stock management, ad-hoc issues relating to stock flow
  • Liaise with Marketing and IT Teams to develop his/her portfolio through digital channels, on-line store, in store digital assets and marketing strategies
  • Support Marketing Team in the areas of advertising, public relations and communications, and any external tie ups promotions or partnership programs.




  • Degree holder or above
  • At least 4 years of relevant merchandising experience in liquor & tobacco, preferably in travel retail industry
  • Possess category acumen and flair
  • Self-starter with strong business acumen and result-oriented
  • Outgoing, dependable, proactive and team player with can-do attitude
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Good customer service focus to internal and external customers
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to interact with all levels
  • Hands-on experience in MS Excel & Powerpoint; Knowledge in SAP is a plus

Job Offer

Our client offers an excellent salary package with full employee benefits to the selected candidates. Kindly get in touch for more details.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Manny Chan on +852 3476 6337.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

As part of PageGroup, Michael Page is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specialising in the recruitment of permanent, contract and temporary positions on behalf of the world's top employers. PageGroup operates through 155 offices in 35 countries worldwide. First established in London in 1976, we've been bringing jobseekers and employers together for more than 30 years. London listed, we opened our first Asian office in Hong Kong in 1994 and currently we have offices in all major business hubs across the APAC region, including Australia, Singapore, Tokyo, Malaysia, India, Taiwan, Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Pudong and Suzhou.

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