Category Executive

Qra Sdn Bhd

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This job is a Category Executive at Qra, a leading grocery store. You will develop strategies and research new product options to drive sales and achieve targets. You might like this job because it involves analyzing data, building vendor relationships, and contributing to overall business success.

RM 3000 - RM 4500

Bukit Damansara


Job Description

At Qra, we carry a broad range of products to make eat well and live well accessible for all our customers. As part of our vision to be the leading grocery store in our neighbourhoods, you will be responsible to develop and execute the overall strategy for a product category and researching into new product options in the category to drive sales and achieve targets.

Our ideal candidate needs to utilise data and insights to anticipate industry and consumer trends. The ability to communicate, negotiate and build rapport with people is also a key element we seek out for. A team player, the category executive will have to aid in building relationship with key department leads and maintain long term vendor relationship to ensure smooth and successful implementations of strategies. The Category Executive must be analytical to be able to identify opportunities for the growth and profitability.

Being a start-up, you can expect your days to be pretty varied. Multitasking is normal, and sometimes, your skills or natural talents will be leveraged to support other business priorities.

The main objective of the role is to:

  • Procure highest quality grocery at a price that meets the needs of both our customers and vendors.
  • Develop and implement category strategies to drive sales, profitability, improve product mix and quality and enhance overall customer experience.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to secure quality grocery, favourable pricing, product availability, and promotional support.
  • Manage multiple categories, including purchasing, ranging, and category management.
  • Identify, develop and implement range, layout and opportunities that will maximize sales and customer impact.
  • Work closely with retail operations to ensure there is a strong understanding of category plans.
  • Build, manage, and maintain supplier relationships.
  • Contribute to process improvement efforts.
  • Collaborate in team projects and activities across the organization.

Job Requirements


  • Buying experience in Food business would be an advantage.
  • Experience in retail, business development, marketing, sales or related field.
  • Strong Communication and Negotiating Skills.
  • High level of interpersonal, relationship management and team-working experience.
  • Fluent in English, Malay & Mandarin language.
  • Able to start on a short notice be an added advantage.

Must haves

  • Highly customer-centric with a passion and love for servicing customers
  • Genuine curiosity to know how things work and how to make them better
  • A self-starter, proactive and hands-on approach. Get it done right, and fast!
  • Outstanding interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills and an ability to develop and maintain relationships
  • Always curious, with a pulse on the ever-changing consumer retail industry, and an ability to constantly improve and innovate existing retail experiences
  • Lives and breathes our brand values: Own this Journey; Truly Passionate; Customers in Mind; Work Together; Aim to Be Better!


Merchandise Displays
Supplier Management
Strategic Sourcing
Retail Management

Company Benefits

Young & Fun Team

Fun working environment

EPF & Socso

EPF & Socso contribution


Ample parking space

Flexi Working Hours

Flexible working hours

Accessible through MRT

Walking distance from Semantan MRT station

Medical Insurance

All staffs are entitled to medical insurance & personal accident

Additional Info

Company Activity

Last active - few days ago

Experience Level

1 - 3 Years of Experience

Career Level

Junior Executive

Job Specialisation

Other, Retail, Sales (Corporate, Real Estate, Telesales, etc.)

Company Profile

Qra Sdn Bhd-logo-image

Qra Sdn Bhd

"Curating goodness for you and your community"

Qra (pronounced: Q-ra); We are a modern, neighbourhood grocer, constantly evolving to provide better services to the community. From healthy alternatives to a unique, online shopping experience, we aim to bring you the freshest produce, incubate local businesses, and make quality food more accessible so you can EAT WELL and LIVE WELL.


Category Executive

Qra Sdn Bhd

RM 3000 - RM 4500

Bukit Damansara