Category Manager - Petrol & Convenience

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time

About the company

My client is a proud local manufacturer of delicious food products that are found throughout the grocery, P&C and foodservice channels. With a strong history of success and growth within the FMCG industry, they are known to be at the forefront of innovation and NPD which has contributed to their YOY growth. They boast a culture based on flexibility and development, and their tenure is outstanding, so to join their business is genuinely a rare opportunity!

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Category, this role will be responsible for owning the P&C channel (as well as specialty customers) for all things category. This will include the development of robust category plans, including range review management, driving NPD projects, managing all data and insights and collaborating with the sales & marketing teams to ensure growth targets are achieved. With a strong NPD pipeline over the next 2 years, this role will be instrumental in bringing this to life within the channel, accompanied with identifying new business opportunities as a true thought leader within the business.

Skills & experience

Success in this role could come from a handful of backgrounds including category management, national account management or category (retail), specifically from within the FMCG industry. Strong stakeholder engagement skills accompanied with prioritisation skills are required, along with an ability to influence across varying levels and drive strong commercial outcomes. This role requires someone who can tell a story through data and insights, and who can manage a diverse and broad customer / category portfolio.

How to apply

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