Assistant Category Manager - FMCG

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Sarah Cox

About the company

My client is a global, family-owned food business that ranks among the leading food manufacturers in Europe. In Australia they have offices in Melbourne and Brisbane, and the business continues to make strides in the local market and currently holds number one brands within the baking and frozen goods categories. With strong growth targets, my client is focused on building a focused, dynamic category team.

About the role

This role will be fundamental in assisting the Category, Sales & Marketing teams in the execution of business initiatives across Pizza & Baking within Australia & New Zealand. Reporting to the Senior Category Manager, this role will be primarily responsible for category planning and execution including range reviews, category reporting and tracking and performance updates. In addition, this role will be responsible for presenting category insights and analysis to cross functional teams and will have some exposure to customer facing engagements.

Skills & experience

Success in this role will come from category experience within an FMCG organisation, strong working knowledge of category, competitor and retailer dynamics and the application of category tools for category and shopper analysis. The ideal candidate will hold a degree within commerce or marketing and will additionally be experienced with excel, IRI and Nielsen Scan. Experience with Quantium checkout will also be highly regarded. In addition, you will be organised, analytical and a team player.


Sounds like you?

Hit apply now, or call Sarah Cox on 03 8613 3598