Senior Product Category Specialist Job – DP World

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About the job

Job Purpose:
The world is changing at an unparalleled pace, and with it the trade landscape and the way companies and people work. Disruptive technology and changing behaviors will lead to a seismic shift in the way goods are manufactured, transported, and bought and sold. DP World aims to be at the forefront of this next industrial revolution. We invest in technology and innovation to provide our customers the best experience, build differentiated capabilities, and optimize our operations.
We are looking for a “Senior Product Category Specialist – E-Commerce” focusing on “Commercial Targets ( B2B & B2C )” to own multiple categories , identify targets, develop and attract business opportunities that contribute to the growth of our E-Commerce business and the business of our E-Commerce merchants. S/he will work actively on key commercial targets/engagements and projects leading from a B2C & B2B perspective taking ownership & growing categories in both target spaces. This will require a solutions-oriented mindset, a proactive approach and an understanding of the industry landscape and where the opportunities are for DP World within that landscape.
S/he will work closely with colleagues across the organization, including business units and regional offices, as well as Group functions such as IT, operations, finance and communications to deliver on their goals.

Key Accountabilities:
Execute the relevant category road map and targets. Build on the business plan with actionable items in order to deliver the business results.
Facilitate the commercial onboarding process through the final agreement by all parties
Communicate product status reports, assessing risk and new opportunities in each region.
Manage key relationships and ensure roadmap requirements are adopted and delivered.
Prepare strategic customer presentations and competitor screenings;
Identify customer needs and competitor solutions to drive new business opportunities and create disruptive experiences.
Conduct market analysis and opportunity assessment for current and future products aimed at maximizing revenues and margins.
Analyze the sales trends through the provided platform/reports and identify opportunities for growth.  This can include monitoring site traffics and analyzing customer behaviors.
Support the Senior Manager when required by working with the marketing team to conceptualize digital marketing initiatives, analyze data, measure results and take appropriate actions.
Communicate and work collaboratively with the Senior Commercial Manager & corporate services (Finance, technology, marketing and legal) to gain alignment in achieving overall business goals.
Contribute to the development and enhancement of the E-commerce platform & communicate the changes needed to the platform to meet the end customer expectations in liaison with Group IT.
Manage vendor contracts/commissions and be the focal point with vendors in your respective categories.
Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working; promoting and demonstrating positive behaviours in harmony with DP World’s Founder’s Principles, values and culture; ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities; understanding and following DP World’s Code of Conduct and Ethics policies.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
– Bachelor’s in sales, marketing or communications and/or related fields or equivalent.
– Proven track record of account management skills.
– Minimum 4 years of experience in similar position (Sales & Marketing preferred with E-commerce)
– Excellent analytical skills
– Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
– Team oriented, collaborative and able to effectively contribute to multiple projects with a high degree of accuracy and meet demanding timelines
– Ability to work independently, strong attention to detail, and a passion for driving process improvement.
– Experience presenting to Senior Management
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
– Relevant sales & marketing qualifications or experience with focus on commercial account management.
– Extensive experience with practices and techniques related to web merchandising or online retailing.
– Extensive experience in B2B/B2C cross-border commerce and related services.
– Operational knowledge of techniques required for market research and analysis.
– Sound knowledge of website management and eCommerce usability.
– Proficient with Microsoft office Applications, MS Access and others.
– Knowledge of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and Google Analytics tools for websites
The ideal candidate is focused on identifying and developing new initiatives, and has strong business judgment, with a track record of actively collaborating and working with diverse developing teams. Analytical thinking, project management skills, attention to detail, and organizational skills are musts. The right candidate stays on top of industry trends and can execute at both a tactical and strategic level. S/he will be responsible for building direct relationships with customer counterparts, identifying and developing business opportunities and driving growth across the B2B and B2C E-Commerce businesses.The person must be a self-starter and effective communicator with leadership and managerial skills.
ABOUT THE BUSINESS
We are the leading provider of smart logistics solutions, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions.
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 127 business units in 51 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work.
Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 56,000 employees from 54 countries are committed to delivering unrivaled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership.
We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading technology to create the smartest, most efficient and innovative trade solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.
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