Group Categories Manager (WGs)


Balfin Group is among the largest private investment groups in Albania. The Group`s investment portfolio embraces activities of real estate development, retail sales, commercial and industrial space management services, mining and metallurgy industry, customer financing, etc.

Company Profile: Neptun is part of Balfin Group operating in the sector of electronics.

Job position: Group Categories Manager (WGs)

Department: Commercial Department

Location: Back Office, Tirana


Summary: The position is responsible for the overall consolidation and optimization of the specific group of product categories (WGs) and its strategic positioning.

 Main Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Commercial & Marketing Director on KPI’s of the subject categories in order to meet the targets.
  • Leads the Category Managers for strategic analysis of the assortment, product performance, category management and creation of the proper / subsequent product mix.
  • Considering the developments in the markets (studying/ analyzing business magazines, information from suppliers and NEPTUN research on the market), sets the strategy for the further development of product categories.
  • Manages and follows up Suppliers supports for activities and promotions and reconciles with other departments as Finance and Marketing.
  • Studies the competitors to define for which product groups detailed price checks have to be made by the marketing department.
  • Actively explores opportunities of collaboration with new suppliers that can positively contribute to the product portfolio according to the Company strategy.
  • Presents to the Director of Commercial & Marketing Division all findings and new potential to be developed.
  • Leads projects and activities of the related categories.
  • Reviews and directs the development of new market opportunities in terms of products.
  • Approves the orders in the system in accordance with the quarter/annual targets.
  • Manages/ coaches the Category Managers under his/her supervision.
    • Ensures effective delegation of its tasks each time, as required, to his direct subordinates.

Requirements and Skills 

  • High level of responsibility
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Effective management of time
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Good skills to adapt to changes
  • Orientation towards maximizing performance
  • Very good people management  and leadership skills


  • Degree in BA and/ or MKT and/ or Finance (Master’s degree is an advantage)
  • Previous job experience in this field
  • Fluent English language knowledge. Knowledge of other languages are considered as an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows Office Package (Word, Excel, Power Point)


Work conditions: Neptun offers an attractive benefit package, including a fair remuneration based on merit and performance evaluation.

Application Procedure: To apply for this position, please submit your CV and letter of interest before 15/03/2020 to the email address [email protected]  


* All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality according to the law No. 9887 set by the Albanian Parliament for the "Protection of Personal Data".

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