Head of Category

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Head of Category who wants to make a difference.

Jakarta, Indonesia


Online since Apr 25, 2018

We are looking for a Head of Category in our great office in Jakarta, Indonesia

Your opportunity...

The Head of Category is responsible for managing various categories and its product derivatives. You will lead a team of category managers & specialists, reporting to Country CEO.

...at OLX

At OLX we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

Why OLX?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, Storia, Stradia, among others.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 4000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.

What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • Strategy: develop comprehensive category strategy to drive growth through effective leadership of Category Managers and Analysts that manage levers of the business at the sub category levels.
  • Operations: setup and define operational and tech processes needed to address users needs.
  • Influencing without formal authority: work closely cross function for the execution success of the category.
  • Communication: provide the team and stakeholders with on-going information regarding initiatives, opportunities, issues and changes to plans
  • Develop team: hire, develop, and lead a best-in-class team
  • Global: share and learn from colleagues at OLX Group .

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • 8-10 years in top tier consulting firm combined with solid industry experience will be an advantage
  • An analytical mind with a strategic ability, use data in making decision.
  • Solid knowledge of product management, marketing and sales principles
  • Stays current with the industry / market both locally and globally and can cultivate opportunity for team and business success.
  • Solid track record in product and P/L in a fast pace company
  • Experience in directly leading a small to mid size team is a plus
  • Lead and positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of OLX

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Dynamic, smart and funny colleagues who love to work with great people like you and achieve success together.
  • Exposure to global opportunities; collaboration with global team and/or global trainings.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits.
  • Opportunity to make a difference and to help improving people’s lives by bringing them together for win-win exchanges.
  • Ability to make a major contribution as we reinvent the OLX brand and strive to create Indonesia’s most beloved consumer technology brand.

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!

Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role?

It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once you’ve it out submit it online and our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.