Marketplace Category Manager

Full time / Sales / Vilnius, Lithuania
Unicorn in the making: our story

Ovoko is the largest online marketplace dedicated to used car parts in Europe. We connect over 3000 professional sellers from 15 countries to tens of thousands of B2B and B2C customers alike. Our mission is to give parts a second life and change the way used car parts are purchased today. We build products that facilitate a circular economy in the automotive industry and our cross-border shipping solution is unmatched in the industry.

About the role

As a Marketplace Category Manager for the Ovoko Marketplace, you will win market share by strategically managing your categories to deliver growth. Your focus will be on optimizing the marketplace range and the merchant mix to craft compelling offers and ensure optimal availability to meet customer demand and needs. You will architect long-term growth for Ovoko and our merchants while also ensuring alignment between cross-functional teams, your category strategy, and the overall Marketplace strategy. You will position Ovoko as the destination marketplace for used car engines and gearboxes.

In this role, you will

  • Achieve marketplace category GMV growth targets.
  • Build and execute the long-term category growth strategy for marketplace products.
  • Use data to meet growth targets.
  • Foster healthy competition for the best offers.
  • Lead category-specific projects, including tech deployments, campaign launches, and marketing events.
  • Coordinate with other internal teams to ensure adequate support in areas like supply chain, customer service, and marketing; ensuring that changes in our business create win-win scenarios for Ovoko and our merchants.
  • Ensure merchants in your categories meet and exceed their quality metrics.

What we're looking for

  • Experience in the commercial/trading function of an e-commerce marketplace, digital platform, or similar.
  • In-depth knowledge of e-commerce sales drivers.
  • Self-esteem to drive changes and build up business in dynamic environments
  • Previous experience in a scale-up business and/or in the automotive sector is a huge plus.
  • Data driven and analytical mindset;
  • Comfortable generating and evaluating forecasts, metrics, and analyses to measure and act on trading performance.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with clear logical thinking. You like taking charge in ambiguous situations and are creative enough to come up with scalable solutions to day-to-day operational challenges.
  • You can plan, build consensus, communicate, and influence internal and external stakeholders.


The offered salary range for this position is 3300 - 5000 € (gross) per month. Please keep in mind that we are also open to discuss your salary expectations based on your competencies and experience.
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Perks and Benefits

Where Convenience Meets Productivity

Enjoy a workspace with best-in-class hardware and software, complimentary drinks and snacks, flexible working hours, and remote work opportunities. Our bright and spacious office features relaxation and entertainment zones, and furry friends are welcome! Plus, we have a private gym with shower and hygiene supplies right in our office. But that's not all – we also encourage flexibility, allowing you to work from anywhere for up to 30 days, giving you the freedom to break the routine and embrace new perspectives.

Culture - Our Unique Voice

At Ovoko, we've ignited a dynamic culture. We're not just a workplace - we're a tight-knit community that thrives on exciting gatherings and thrilling activities. Whether we're revving our engines at exhilarating rat races in the woods or diving into creative themed events, we're always up for a good time. But it's not all about adrenaline – we also believe in open communication. Every two weeks, we come together for All Hands sessions where top executives share updates and encourage dialogue, ensuring your voice is heard. Plus, don't miss our stylish Ovoko couture merchandise – a reflection of our unique culture.

Greener way to travel

Ovoko covers the cost of a monthly public transport ticket for all our employees. It's our way of promoting sustainable and stress-free commuting while you do your part for the environment

Invest in your future, on your terms

At Ovoko, we're committed to your continuous growth and learning. Dive into new knowledge with a generous personal development budget — equivalent to half your monthly salary! Use this to explore anything that sparks your professional curiosity, from compelling courses and workshops to world-renowned conferences. It's your journey - we're just here to support you.

Health Comes First

From day one, you'll receive private health insurance, providing easy access to health experts, routine check-ups, and medical treatment. At Ovoko, we believe that no one should work when they're unwell – it's that simple. That's why we offer two dedicated sick days per month, allowing you to prioritize your health or your family's well-being. If you or your little one is feeling under the weather, take the time to rest, recover, and return to work feeling your best. Your well-being is our priority, so relax and focus on getting better – we've got your back

Employee Stock Option Plan

The opportunity to be a company owner, take responsibility and gain value from the success of the business.

Join us on our mission to give millions of car parts a second life