Category Development Manager

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

About the business

Our client is a global FMCG business with a portfolio of loved brands and products found throughout the grocery channel. They have continuous investment towards innovation and NPD and have placed true focus on their sophisticated category function, which has influenced their category growth. As a business they flourished throughout 2020 and are poised to continue this growth locally and globally, and they are now on the lookout for a category superstar to join their team in Melbourne.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Category, this business critical role with manage the full category function whilst managing their largest category, this will also include the management of a Category Analyst. The main objective of the role is 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. Collaborating with the wider sales & marketing teams, you will create compelling customer presentations to engage key retailers and position the business as a a market leader in best practice category management and customer marketing.

Skills & experience

Success in this role will come from demonstrated experience as a Category Manager from within the FMCG industry. Ideally degree qualified, you will have demonstrated experience in driving growth and developing best practice category strategies, accompanied with experience in mentoring and leading, either directly or indirectly. You will possess an understanding of the complexity of the retailer landscape and diverse customers and have a high level of influencing and presentation skills.

How to apply

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