Category Analyst // 8 - 12 Week Contract // ASAP Start

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Contact: Natalie Rogers

About the company

Our client is a global powerhouse within the FMCG space with a suite of well-recognized and established brands. They pride themselves on developing new and innovative products that their consumers around the world know and love as well as their people first culture.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Category, this role sits within a centralised category function and works across all portfolios and speciality retail channels within. You will work closely with internal teams to develop category stories to support innovation. You will also get the opportunity to support across perfect store projects as well as be hands on working across master data leveraging Quantium / Nielsen / IRI.

Please note: to be considered for this role you must be available for an immediate start and for the duration of the 8-12 week contract. Due to current government restrictions, this will be a work from home role.

Skills & experience

  • Demonstrated category experience within a similar role within the FMCG industry
  • Strong experience working closely with IRI / Nielsen / Quantium
  • Strong commercial acumen and analytical skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional influencing and presentation skills
  • Degree qualification in relevant field e.g. Commerce, Business
  • Ability to operate comfortably in a matrix environment, working closely with cross functional teams


You will be an energetic, outgoing, passionate and driven candidate, able to build strong relationships and confidently present to stakeholders (both internally and with retailers). You will enjoy working within a collaborative environment and be comfortable to engage and influence with stakeholders at all levels and cross functionally. You will be comfortable working autonomously and having ownership with a hands on approach and can do attitude. You will be able to effectively navigate through ambiguity with a solutions focused approach, being adaptable to change and pivot as required, but also comfortable to prioritise your workload and not get lost in the detail.

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