flaconi is one of Germany’s leading online beauty retailers. Our online shop’s portfolio offers more than 850 international brands and 55.000 products in the categories of perfume, skin care, make-up, hair care, natural cosmetics and accessories, covering from drugstore to organic to premium products.

flaconi was founded in 2011 and has a team of over 700 employees working from three locations: Our HQ in Berlin-Charlottenburg, our logistics center in Halle and our concept store in Berlin-Mitte. We are also represented in Austria and Poland.

We are looking for an analytical and proactive Category Manager to join our lively and diverse Category and Purchasing team. As a part of the team, you will be responsible for the largest category – Fragrances – from a strategic point of view within the online beauty business environment.

What you can expect in this role

  • You are part of the category & purchasing team and responsible for ensuring the commercial category performance as well as overseeing all user touch points within the fragrance category
  • You know your KPIs and how to work with a P&L
  • You report on the status and health of your assortment, making sure that you know the characteristic peculiarities and workings of the category. Your ultimate goal is financial success on both the top and bottom line
  • Your great analytical skills continuously derive category insights and turn customer, market and competition data into actionable next steps
  • Using market data, you evaluate opportunities to enhance the assortment. This includes amongst others seasonal items, limited editions, white spots or brands we need to onboard and delist. You live for informed decision making and your recommendations are based on data
  • Your function is truly based on cross functional collaboration. You align closely with your purchasing counterparts and work with stakeholders in pricing, campaign, retail media and supply chain. This ensures the attractiveness, availability and financial performance of your category.
  • Additionally you ensure a great shopping experience by providing category specific knowledge to optimize navigation, category pages, filters and PDPs
  • You have extensive experience managing a commercial category in a fast-paced e-commerce environment. Beauty, lifestyle or fashion background is a plus!
  • You have a strong understanding of KPIs and how to impact them
  • You can proficiently manage the day to day operations in terms of assortment and inventory management
  • You are keen on streamlining processes and procedures
  • You have a mindset focused on driving financial success and achieving KPIs
  • You are proactive and a strong communicator. You are able to build your network fast and successfully collaborate with various stakeholders

  • Full transparency: For this role, we have a salary band between 50,000€ and 65,000€ gross per year. The salary that we will offer you will always be within this span and is based on the skills that you show during the recruitment process
  • Our employees matter to us: We offer you a permanent contract and will cover the costs for your BVG or Deutschland ticket
  • Work-life balance: 29 vacation days, flexible working hours, up to three days of working from home a week and in specific cases the option to work 100 % remotely; the possibility of a paid sabbatical
  • flaconi Academy: Actively shape your own career path by taking advantage of our internal and external training opportunities
  • We care about your well being: We want to support you also during difficult times. For this, we offer you and your close relatives counseling sessions with mental health professionals
  • flaconi Fitness: a wide range of sports options & discounts on memberships
  • Family first: Our “emergency-daycare” is there for you in out-of-the-ordinary situations to look after your child on site at our office
  • Thinking about tomorrow together: flaconi subsidizes your savings contribution to the company pension scheme with an additional 20%
  • A comfortable working space with everything you need: High end technical equipment, fruits and drinks, no dress code and dogs are welcome in our office!
  • Other perks: Great discounts in our online shop as well with our partner companies, cool team events & company parties!