Category Manager CV Keywords & Skills in the Retail Industry

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Category Manager Skills List in the Retail Industry

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, 47% of Category Manager job descriptions contained buyer as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

buyer
47%
buying
39%
assistant buyer
31%
buying assistant
31%
critical path
31%
factories
31%
purchase orders
31%
suppliers
31%
retail
31%
luxury
16%
supplier set up
16%
customer service
8%
luxury goods
8%
sales
8%
buying manager
8%
trading manager
8%
category manager
8%
junior buyer
8%
branded buyer
8%
stationery
8%
ecommerce
8%
diy
8%
fmcg
8%
electricals
8%
people management
8%
electronics
8%
retail food
8%
beauty
8%
fashion
8%
food industry
8%
procurement
8%
merchandiser
8%

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.

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