Insights Analyst

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Elliot Bowman

About the client

Our client is a well-known global FMCG business that enjoys category leadership in Australia. The business is recognised as a centre of sales excellence globally and as such, enjoys complete autonomy over strategic and creative decision making. The culture is defined by a strong entrepreneurial spirit, which pushes the boundaries and thrives on challenge. Committed to their people, they offer excellent flexibility, career training and development that may lead to ongoing opportunities. This is a high performing business that is focussed on employing the best talent in the market to deliver on the business' clear vision for success.

About the role

In this role, you will work with multiple data sources to understand brand and category performance, adding relevant context to develop strong consumer and shopper stories and help the business and retailers to make strong, insight led decisions. You will work with external agencies (Nielsen, IRI, Quantium) and be responsible for managing the relationship with these partners. You will act as a conduit between Sales and Marketing and partner closely with the Category team around retailer range reviews and lead reporting across category performance, NPD tracking and more.

Skills + experience

  • Prior experience within a similar Category Analyst or Insights Analyst role, working either retailer or FMCG supplier side
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and influence skills
  • Well-developed relationship building and influence skills
  • Strong experience working with IRI / Nielsen / Quantium


You will be a naturally curious, commercially minded and insights driven individual. You will be passionate about reading the stories that data tells and turn these into engaging and easy to understand, actionable insights. You will have strong attention to detail, problem solving skills and a solution focused nature.

You will enjoy working within a fast-paced and collaborative environment with the ability to manage conflicting priorities and build strong relationships both internally and externally (e.g. With agency partners / retailers).

How to apply

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