A Category Manager earns an average salary of AED 217,788 per year. A skill in Marketing Management is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AED 79,000 - AED 419,813
AED 79K
AED 220K
AED 420K
MEDIAN: AED 221,443
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90%
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Salary AED 79,000 - AED 419,813
Bonus AED 9,721 - AED 80,000
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AED 85,957 - AED 420,000
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

Job Description for Category Manager

A category manager determines the layout of products in a store, using sophisticated demographic data to assess possible product assortment schemes, select an option, ensure the selected scheme is employed, and monitor the scheme's performance. Along with organizing a product assortment scheme, a category manager also creates charts and diagrams so that the company's annual plans are broken down into seasonal and monthly assortment change calendars.

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Category Manager Tasks

  • Manage, improve and recommend the product assortment for the company.
  • Verify plans and provide explanations for variances in budgeted sales and gross profit.
  • Identify leverage opportunities, work with procurement, negotiate contracts, supply agreements and programs.
  • Develop annual category plans which include current situation analysis, vision and strategy and specific category plans.
  • Narrow categories and work with suppliers to narrow products supplied to the company.

Category Manager Pay By Employer

$0$119K

$47,249

$96,890

Accenture
8 profiles
$90,910

$95,714

$39,305

Category Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 243,182

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Category Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Category Manager?

Category Manager in Dubai:
Pros: The work of category manager is polyvalent. From sourcing, implementing the marketing strategy; purchasing , and driving sales targets in interacting with them. Its a position where you re act as much as you analyse.
Cons: Stress level : even more if you work with fresh food.

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Key Stats for Category Manager

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Category Manager Salaries

▲22%

▲21%

National Average
AED 243,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Category Manager Salaries


National Average
AED 243,000

Strategic Sales
▼1%

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 2%