Category Development Manager

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time

About the business

My client is a TIER 1 FMCG business who are globally recognised as leaders across a number of different categories. Their brands have a strong history with consumers and what has given them power for so long is their continuous investment towards NPD as well as their focus on L&D for their employees. The sky really is the limit in this company!

About the role

Reporting to the Commercial Head, the Category Development Manager will take the lead on a business critical category that forms an historical pillar for the business across all grocery customers. Partnering with the wider sales, marketing and innovation teams, this role will play an active lead on developing robust category plans including management of range reviews, accompanied with taking ownership on uncovering insights to contribute to overall business planning, forecasting and NPD focus.This role will also manage a Category Analyst.

Skills & experience

Success in this role will come from either Category Management experience from within the FMCG industry, or you could even be a National Account Manager from whiten the FMCG industry looking to transition into category! Ideally degree qualified, you will be a natural people person and have demonstrated experience in dealing with grocery retailers, accompanied with a strong level of financial acumen and mentoring capability. Leadership experience will be advantageous.

How to apply

Sound like you? Hit APPLY NOW or call Sarah Hay on 0386133557 for a confidential discussion