Founded in 2018, MaxAB is a rapidly growing food and grocery B2B e-commerce and distribution platform that serves a network of traditional retailers (mom-and-pop stores) across the MENA region. Using proprietary technology, MaxAB offers a transformative pull-driven supply chain and a tech-product that empowers both traditional retailers and suppliers. MaxAB offers traditional retailers the simplicity of dealing with one supplier, transparent pricing, on-demand delivery, and a range of value-added and embedded finance solutions. Suppliers benefit from MaxAB’s end-to-end supply chain solutions and business intelligence tools that allow them to accurately predict, monitor, and control the impact of their strategies in real time.


Our MaxAB talent are dedicated to uphold the MaxAB culture and values all while continuing to grow and improve services for our clients. They are innovating new ways to help improve the quality of life of the Egyptian retailer and soon to other retailers globally.

If you are passionate about working hard to make an impact and innovate new solutions, MaxAB is looking for top talent.


Job Overview:

We are looking for a Category Manager to manage a category of products. You will be responsible for developing the overall strategy of the category, growing its brands, developing pricing strategies and overall promotion of the category to maximize consumer appeal. Relationships with vendors and product range management will also be part of your duties.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze data and insights to determine industry and consumer trends and needs.
  • Regular market visits to collect insights, feedback and market needs from retailers.
  • Develop, draft and negotiate Business Development Agreements with Vendors that are in line with company strategy.
  • Devise long-term development strategies for brands and vendors.
  • Develop pricing strategies for each product that corresponds with market prices.
  • Develop trust relationships with vendors to achieve better deals, pricing and quality of service.
  • Cooperate with supporting teams, such as Marketing, Marketplace and Planning to execute each product's strategy.
  • Portfolio management and develop exit strategies for unsuccessful products.



What we look for:

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Strong knowledge of category management, marketing and sales principles.
  • Ability to analyze and develop accurate conclusions to support category decisions based on key data.
  • An understanding of the market and consumer insights and trends.
  • Strong people management and persuasion skills.
  • An analytical mind with strategic ability.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office.