Category Development Manager

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

About the business

Our client is a renowned FMCG business with a portfolio of loved brands and products found throughout the grocery, pharmacy and mass channels. They have continuous investment towards innovation and NPD and have placed true focus on their sophisticated category function, which has contributed to their reputation as 'Category Captains'. Their head office is locally based in Melbourne and they have an exceptional culture focused on employee development, locally and internationally.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Category & Strategy Manager, the primary objective of this role will be to create and implement the category and channel strategy to achieve growth and revenue targets. The successful individual will formulate this strategy by utilising shopper, consumer and market insights from multiple platforms and information sources. Across core and emerging categories, you will create compelling customer presentations to engage key retailers and position the business a market leader in best practice category management and customer marketing. Working closely with the sales and marketing teams, you will provide recommendations based on consumer insights where you will leverage NPD, promotional and innovation ideas to continue market domination.

Skills & experience

Success in this role will come from demonstrated FMCG experience as a Category Manager from within the FMCG industry. Ideally degree qualified you will possess an understanding of the complexity of the retailer landscape and what best practice category management involves, and have a high level of influencing and presentation skills. You will have a passion for telling a story through insights and thrive off working in a fast paced environment, where no day is the same.

How to apply

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