Category Manager Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Retail

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Category Manager Skills List in Retail

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Category Manager role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Category Manager job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 43% of Category Manager job descriptions contained assistant buyer as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

assistant buyer
43%
trends
43%
sample management
43%
purchase orders
43%
new product set up
43%
factories
43%
critical path
43%
buying assistant
43%
buying admin assistant
43%
category assistant
36%
merchandising
22%
retail manager
15%
ecommerce
15%
retail
15%
buying
15%
visual merchandising
15%
duty manager
15%
department manager
15%
retail assistant manager
11%
purchasing
8%
site optimisation
8%
seo
8%
online content
8%
category admin assistant
8%
web content
8%
digital marketing
8%
analytical
8%
autonomy
8%
commercial awareness
8%
buyer
8%
visual merchandiser
8%
admin
8%
procurement
4%
contract management
4%
convenience
4%
crm
4%
leadership
4%
staff training
4%
team management
4%
training coaching
4%
big box
4%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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