Snr Category Manager -Reloved Fashion
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The Fashion Team is part of the UK Trading department , and works across multiple categories in the UK including Brand Outlet, Reloved, Womenswear, Menswear, Kidswear, Shoes & Accessories. We partner with our global product & technology teams, and local marketing teams to develop, build and deliver a differentiated proposition.
eBay UK have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Category Manager to lead Reloved Fashion in this growing area for eBay and play a pivotal role in owning and driving the growth for your area of the business.
Develop innovative programs and to implement growth strategies, manage seller behaviour and maximise operational efficiency to position eBay as the best place for buyers to buy and sellers to sell excellent products
Lead and develop the category, including strategy definition, operational cadences (insights, reporting, trading) and key relationships
Identify and source relevant and market leading inventory to support execution of strategy and ensure eBay is the most competitive site to find great value
Plan and execute cross-organisational projects to strengthen eBay’s competitiveness
Own and cultivate the relationship with key sellers, brands, and retailers within the portfolio and in line with the category strategy
Build, advance, and close a strong sales pipeline to acquire, grow and retain sellers, partners and brands selling on eBay
Lead and influence in a matrix environment, building strong relationships with a range of internal teams including Finance, Marketing, Operations, Legal and People
A strong background in a digital B2C or C2C environment, ideally in e-commerce, or a consumer facing online platform plus previous experience and/or a keen interest in Fashion and the Preloved market.
Validated experience of budget / P&L ownership and delivery
Strong executive presence and ability to communicate clearly and simply. Ease with executive-level interactions - ability to distil complex business issues and strategies to highlight insights and measurable recommendations in a concise and persuasive manner.
Strong people leadership skills, confident in providing mentoring and leadership from junior to senior members of the team.
Ability to articulate vision and purpose for the initiatives and programs as it relates to long-term goals and objectives
Proven track record of strategic planning and execution, taking a project from idea to full implementation in a large complex organisation
Strong structured thinking and communication skills plus commercial awareness partnered with a strategic mentality
You will also have a sense of integrity, commercial agility, strategy, operational maturity, and accountability
Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.
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