Senior Category Manager - FRESH Products / Fruit & Vegetables

Senior Category Manager - FRESH Products / Fruit & Vegetables

locationBratislava, Slowakei
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Our client is one of Slovakia's leading retail networks, renowned for its commitment to the highest quality and exceptional customer service. Operating extensively across the market, this company is dedicated to innovation, sustainability, and providing unmatched value to its customers. It is also distinguished by its continuous and dynamic growth.

We are seeking to strengthen our client's senior team with an experienced and top professional (m/f/d) for the role of a Senior Category Manager in the fruit and vegetable sector.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Comprehensive assortment management - i.e. reating and maintaining a competitive assortment of fruits and vegetables and ensuring the assortment reflects current market trends and customer preferences.
  • Responsible for achieving turnover and ensuring optimal gross profit within the category.
  • Leadership of the assigned team, including buyers and and assistants, to ensure effective work according to the organizational structure.
  • Developing long-term strategies for the category in line with overall company goals and executing tenders and purchases in accordance with internal guidelines.
  • Maintaining high standards of quality and controlling the sales performance of products.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with both local suppliers and Group suppliers. Creating leverage in collaboration across the region by utilizing synergies to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Identifying and integrating new trends and innovations, including attending relevant trade fairs.
  • Ensuring all internal policies and procedures are followed.


  • Minimum secondayr education with a focus on business or management, preferably higher education. At least 5 years of work experience in category management in a retail environment.
  • Excellent analytical and strategic thinking, proactive approach, ability to adapt to rapidly changing market conditions, strong communication and social skills, resilience to pressure.
  • Proficiency in IT tools, especially MS Office. Advanced level of English or German, fluent Slovak or Czech.
  • We expect flexibility and willingness to travel, as well as adaptability to various work environments.
  • The job is based in Bratislava with regular trips across Slovakia (warehouses, partners) and occasional trips abroad (partners, headquarters).

What We Offer:

  • Attractive salary - monthy compensation is at app. 4000 Eur p.m., plus additional benefits
  • Opportunities for professional growth, regular training, and international business trips.
  • Dynamic and supportive international environment with modern work tools and technologies.

Do you want to be part of a team that is shaping the future of healthy eating? Become a leader in the fruit and vegetable sector and bring your passion and expertise to our thriving network. Your career starts here, where your impact is felt every day.
If you are interested in this challenging position, we are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive application for 102,520 via email to "" or via our ISG career portal.