Senior Category Manager - Food

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Donna Tutte

About the business

My client is a global FMCG food business who have a company culture and innovation pipeline that is envied by many.

Representing some of the biggest brands in the grocery and retail channels, proud to be category captains as they

shape and grow their portfolio. They are continuing to invest within new product development and innovation, which

has contributed to their success as market leaders in their categories. As a result of an internal promotion, there is

now an opportunity for a Senior Category Manager.

About the role

  • Reporting to the Head of Category in a high performing team of 4.
  • You will develop shopper insights and category understandings for the assigned categories using scan and panel data sources, global shopper databases and local bespoke research
  • Undertake analysis to create compelling category focussed business reviews with recommendations that meet the needs of brand/ consumer, shopper and retailer.
  • Drive category thought leadership with internal & external stakeholders to build & deliver robust category plans.
  • Assess opportunities and make recommendations for new product launches by providing in depth analysis of the market, competitors and customers
  • Manage and own the category review process including category story and market analysis and sell in for NPD.

Skills & experience

This is a fantastic role for an established Category Manager to work for a category

leading brand! Grocery experienced candidates from within the FMCG industry is a must for this role! We are keen to

speak with people who can demonstrate strong communication and presentation skills, accompanied with a passion for

innovation, analysis and strategic thinking! Ideally degree qualified, you will have a genuine interest in progression your career.

How to apply

Sound like you? Hit APPLY NOW or call Donna Tutte on (02) 8024 7148 for confidential discussion.