Industrial & Scientific Supplies Category Merchandiser, Intern, Job in Kenya

About Shopit

ShopIt is a leading one-stop shop retailer for all of your information technology and computer needs in Nairobi, Kenya. Our store deals with new, high quality and affordable Computers, Servers, Laptops, Tablets, Networking products, TVs, Digital Cameras, Electronics, Projectors, Software and much more. We are committed to becoming the most loved and trusted marketplace by offering superior shopping experience, rapid delivery, and stellar customer service. We are unique in the world of retailing as our service is sure and absolute Trust; A true local retailer.

Role Description

We are looking for a proactive impact-focused Industrial & Scientific Supplies Category Merchandiser Intern to successfully propel ShopIt in ensuring a versatile and thriving Industrial & Scientific Supplies Products Category (Generators, Batteries, Solar, Tools, Safety, Chemicals, and Automotive) that emulates and complies with ShopIt Customer Expectations and company operations. To be successful as an Industrial & Scientific Supplies Category Merchandiser at ShopIt you should have excellent product knowledge, detail-oriented, and adept in understanding technical consumer needs and the retail environment when it comes to Industrial & Scientific Products and complementary services. You must possess a commercial mindset fueled by integrity and have adequate comprehension of marketing and sales principles.

Role Responsibilities

  • Industrial & Scientific Supplies Category Merchandising; Develop and implement category strategies and plans to achieve sales and profit targets in Industrial & Scientific Supplies.
  • Monitoring and Adjusting Market Dynamics (Customer preferences, industry trends, emerging technologies, and relevant regulations).
  • Industrial & Scientific Supplies products catalog and products content (Specifications); Manage Industrial & Scientific Supplies product assortment (planning, selection, and optimization).
  • Conduct regular performance reviews of Industrial & Scientific Supplies product categories to ensure customer quality expectations and trends-conscious, monitoring competitor Industrial & Scientific products and pricing to identify opportunities and make informed decisions.
  • Oversight of Industrial & Scientific Products’ pricing policy and its enforcement
  • Developing exit strategies for unsuccessful Industrial & Scientific products and revitalizing dormant Industrial & Scientific products.
  • Industrial & Scientific Products information and quality assurance; Devising long-term development strategies for Industrial & Scientific Supplies products category.
  • Industrial & Scientific Supplies Competitors profile and pricing comparison Database Management.

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Industrial Equipment/Engineering, Industrial Chemicals, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven Experience in product(s) category merchandising or related roles, with a proven track record of technical customer service and driving sales growth and profitability with Industrial & Scientific Products.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong communication, management, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Strong customer service and  customer care skills
  • Experience in the Industrial and Scientific industry with IT, Retail, or e-Business industry is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment and proactively influence others.
  • Interest/Passion in Industrial and Scientific Products and Equipment.

How To Apply

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