Category Analyst

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time

About the company:

Our client is a global consumer goods business who represent an impressive suite of brands loved by parents and children across the world. Their high-quality brands can be found in over 40+ countries, and they have significant presence throughout the grocery, pharmacy and DDS retailers. Their investment towards category, marketing and customer management has led to strong YOY growth, and as a result they are now looking for a Trade Activation Specialist to join their team in Melbourne.

About the role:

Reporting into the Trade Marketing Manager you will be tasked with identifying growth and development opportunities across Australia for their brands through:

  • Supporting the broader Category Development and Sales and Marketing teams by
    • Analysing market, segment and SKU data to generate category opportunities, both proactively and in the lead up to range reviews
  • Engaging with key external shopper research and insights providers
    • Creating meaningful insights by deep diving into customer, shopper and consumer data from all available sources
  • Evaluation of promotion and pricing optimisation strategies of the portfolio

Skills & experience:

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have prior experience working with Nielsen/IRI or Quantium data sources - combined with a strong understanding of the FMCG industry, having come from a similar role within a category and/or shopper marketing environment. You will also possess a proactive approach to analysing data and presenting opportunities to internal stakeholders, high attention to detail, timeliness and accuracy of reporting with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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