Senior Category Manager

Senior Category Manager

Job Title: Senior Category Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 2696079B
Contact Name: Rebecca Nickless
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 06, 2018 08:30

Job Description

What's in this for you?
  • Opportunity to be part of a 'down to earth', inclusive values based culture within an organisation that is firing on all cylinders!
  • True autonomy to develop your category and use your entrepreneurial flair
  • Real career development and growth opportunities
  • An attractive salary package to attract and retain top talent 
Your prospective employer:
This opportunity falls within a renowned and robust retail phenomenon who are dominant in their chosen market and have a large network of stores that cover the nation.  As they continue to differentiate their brand and offer through their inviting in-store and on-line experiences, leading price points and exclusive product strategies, the sky for this group is really the limit.

What will you do in an average week?
  • Work at an influential level to develop in demand product ranges for a highly profitable and strategically important category
  • Present new partnering ideas and concepts to suppliers to drive business and maximize income.  
  • Clearly communicate category strategy
  • Make key ranging decisions  
  • Plan promotional activity with suppliers to promote the launch of new products and support existing business
Here's what it will take:
  • Proven success as a Category Manager within a grocery or FMCG environment:  You will be an inspirational retail merchant with a solid understanding of category management principles, adept at defining and aligning a category strategy that has realised performance within a fast paced and rapidly expanding environment.
  • A strong sense of ownership of your category which you will treat as if it was your own business 
  • Demonstrated leadership and mentoring skills to get your team firing on all cylinders 
  • Proven ability to think beyond and deliver tomorrow's hot product today: You have an eye for being able to pull a commercially successful range together 
  • Strong supplier management and negotiation skills to create 'win-win' outcomes.
  • Equally happy to work strategically as you are to 'roll your sleeves up.'
  • Commercial, energetic, down-to-earth yet strategic and innovative.
Opportunities like this don't come along every day!  Please submit your application by clicking the 'Apply Now' link.  

For more information please call Rebecca Nickless on 0417 589 922.

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