Category Executive - 3401298

Gulf Marketing Group (GMG Group)
  • Category Executive Jobs in UAE - 3401298

    Gulf Marketing Group (GMG Group)
  • 1 - 10 Years
  • UAE
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Job Description

Job Summary

Support in merchandising functions for the Sports Brand


Assist with assortment and range planning in line with brand strategy, market trends and currentforecasted performance, with eventually be responsible for a category

Assist with seasonal forecasting in line with set targets

Assist with seasonal sample order placements and analysis within agreed timelines

Identifying gaps in the product ranges and recommending new products to drive performance (CAP templates)

Assist with regular competitor and market analysis

Seasonal sell through and category performance analysis to drive seasonal strategies, and to manage SKU performance and efficiency (Merch analysis)

Liaising with principals on Order confirmations, and invoicing, ensuring these match with the original order placed and reporting any discrepancies to brand andor superior (order qtyfob check)

Seasonal Item Master creation and SAP upload Manage data integrity for the site, ensuring it is accurate and in line with the system (SAP item master, carryover season change, RRP upload)

Liaising with supply chain team ensuring timely product deliveries within agreed timelines with cross-functional stake holders, ensuring in time product launches (share launch date file with emphasis on Key styles)

Assist in maintaining renewing showroom excellence to support seasonal sell-in meetings Liaise with cross-functional teams to ensure in-time showroom readiness Samples

Assist in creating maintaining seasonal Catalogue to support sell-in meetings Liaise with supplier to ensure data accuracy and in-time catalogue delivery Trasix

Adhoc additional duties as and when required as per the demands of the function



1-3 years Merchandising Experience


Language skills

English- Fluent

Additional skills

Advanced Excel level

Key Interactions

Internal Interactions

Ability to work within a team environment and under pressure

Structured, organized and process-oriented

Strong work ethic

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:13th Aug 2025


Category Executive

Company Profile

Established in 1978, by the Baker family who still own and manage the company today, Gulf Marketing Group is one of the Middle Easts leading, family owned companies. Gulf Marketing Group operates regionally, across the GCC and boasts a diverse portfolio of brands, retail outlets and services. Gulf Marketing Group subsidiaries operate in key sectors such as retail and distribution of sporting goods and lifestyle brands, health and fitness, food and food processing, integrated 3PL logistics, real estate, healthcare and pharmacies, education and technology. Since 1978, Gulf Marketing Group has introduced more than 90 international brands into the Middle East, as well as building the reputation of our homegrown brands as reliable and quality driven companies.
We are proud to be one of the top 10 retailers in the Gulf region with:

A prestigious portfolio of world class brand partners
A proven track record of securing exclusive retail and distributor agreements
Strong customer relationships

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