OPSS Category Manager

Date: 18 Sep 2023

Location: AE

Company: Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim Holding is the leading shopping mall, retail, communities, entertainment developer and operator in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia regions. With over 48,000 people, revenues of over US$ 11 Billion, and operations in 18 countries. Some of the iconic brands we carry include Mall of the Emirates, Carrefour, All Saints, Lego, City Center, Abercrombie & Fitch, & Vox Cinemas. We believe in making Great Moments for Everyone, Every day.


OPSS Category Manager | MAF Retail | UAE Head Office


The OPSS Category Manager is responsible for supporting sales development through visual merchandising and brand visibility at the point of sale while setting forward estimates for the different buying groups, considering a number of variables, such as selling space, trends, feedback from stores. The role holder is responsible for ensuring the quality and efficiency of the stores while managing all suppliers


  • Maintain contacts with the vendors in order to ensure timely delivery of goods and ensure inventory plans are executed to meet the required standards
  • Partner with merchants to forecast the future trends and predict exact demand while ensuring that products are delivered on time
  • Manage and develop effective weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly merchandise plans.
  • Lead and oversees the buying requirements and formulate a buying plan and budget for the brand/category and ensures proper monitoring of orders
  • Coordinate regular meetings with Operation Managers/Store Managers to share insights arising from market dynamics and brand/category performance
  • Assist in communicating comprehensive product and financial strategies while overseeing pricing procedures
  • Participate in the trainings workshops to demonstrate best practice when displaying new items
  • Manage the implementation of the merchandising design criteria
  • Implement the MAF Retail values in the assigned area of responsibility and ensure that it is adhered to and exhibited
  • Collaborate closely with Replenishment Team to ensure that layouts reflect inventory levels
  • Develop replenishment strategies to elevate business revenue
  • Collaborate with the Marketing department for the development of the promotion leaflet


  • Bachelor’s degree in administration or marketing
  • 7+ years in a similar position
  • Strong planning and organization
  • Outstanding Analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and presentations


  • At Majid Al Futtaim, we’re on a mission to create great moments, to spread happiness, to build, experiences that stay in our memories for a lifetime. We’re proud to say that over the past 27 years, we have built a reputation as a regional market leader in what we do. Join us!
  • Work from any country in the world for 15 days a year.
  • Work in a friendly environment, where everyone shares positive vibes and excited about our future.
  • Work with over 50,000 diverse and talented colleagues, all guided by our Leadership Model.