Category Head 

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Sapphire Retail Limited (SRL)

Sapphire Retail Limited is a chain of fashion stores that aim to provide superior products both in terms of quality and design, with the value addition of selling 'Designer clothing' at decent prices. Since its entry into the retail industry in December 2014, Sapphire has established itself as a high-quality fast-fashion label in clothing and accessories in a short span of six years. The quality of fabrics, materials, and originality in style and design has made Sapphire one of the most acclaimed household names among fashion brands. We, as a company, strive to surpass existing benchmarks and set new standards for Pakistan's fashion industry. Sapphire believes in investing in people by honing their skills and assisting them with their career development. We are proud to be a community of go-getters striving to embody progressive ideals for the continued prosperity of the brand.

Category Head

Category Head  Embark on a Thriving Career Journey with Sapphire: Join Us as a Category Head RTW

Category Head , Sapphire, a trailblazer in the fashion industry, is inviting dynamic professionals to join its Categories & Merchandising Team. We are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Category Head RTW to contribute to our mission of delivering excellence in fashion. This role offers a unique opportunity to shape the future of product lines, strategize for growth, and lead a team towards unparalleled success.

Key Responsibilities:

**1. Product Line Management:

  • Responsible for sustainability, improvement, and growth of the assigned product line.
  • Develop and execute category strategies aligned with overall business objectives and customer needs.
  • Analyze market trends and estimate demand for season-wise planning.

2. Merchandising Excellence:

  • Develop a detailed season-wise merchandising plan for the allocated product line.
  • Evaluate past data and prepare periodic reports for product performance estimation.
  • Conduct market research to understand trends and augment market share.

3. Collaborative Approach:

  • Work closely with marketing, creative, E-Commerce, sales, and sourcing to achieve set objectives.
  • Take ownership of commercial KPIs (revenue, conversion, sell-throughs) to enhance fiscal target achievement.

4. Strategic Planning:

  • Drive commercial strategy by identifying demand gaps and understanding competitive landscape analytics.
  • Develop strategic recommendations for new market/product entry plans through in-depth research.

5. Process Optimization:

  • Optimize processes and procedures by setting effective SOPs for business excellence.
  • Foster cross-functional collaboration to streamline operations.

Qualification, Experience, and Skills:

  • Experience: 6-8 years of relevant experience in the fashion industry.
  • Education: BBA/MBA or equivalent degree.
  • Technical Skills: Exceptional proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Soft Skills: Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
  • Personal Attributes: Self-motivated, a problem solver, an out-of-the-box thinker, and a go-getter.

Benefits of Joining Sapphire:

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Health Insurance Coverage
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Employee Discounts on Sapphire Products
  • Inclusive and Diverse Work Environment

How to Apply:

Suitable candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs to  by 30th Dec 2023, mentioning the “Position Title” in the subject line.

Q/A – Category Head RTW Position:

Q: What does RTW stand for in Category Head RTW? A: RTW stands for “Ready-to-Wear,” indicating that the role involves managing categories related to ready-to-wear fashion items.

Q: What is the significance of the Season-wise Merchandising Plan? A: The Season-wise Merchandising Plan is crucial for aligning product offerings with seasonal demand, ensuring efficient inventory management and meeting customer expectations.

Q: How does Sapphire support professional development? A: Sapphire is committed to continuous learning and development. We offer training programs, workshops, and opportunities for skill enhancement to support our employees’ professional growth.

Join Sapphire and become a key player in defining the future of fashion! Your journey to success starts !

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To apply for this job email your details to careers@srl.com.pk

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