category manager in Sydney

mary king, randstad
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sydney, new south wales
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Our client is a leading ASX listed FMCG company who are currently looking to recruit an astute and motivated Category Manager to drive growth working across a variety of different categories.

The successful candidate will co-ordinate cross functional collaboration to ensure all relevant insights are used to develop and implement a successful category strategy. As well as interpreting information to make proactive recommendations to the team to grow categories


  • Combine analysis of macro and department trends with category level analysis to ascertain the impact of the category’s contribution to total performance
  • Development of the broader category management capability within the business, acting as the main point of contact for pilots and initiatives.
  • Collate and process relevant data from all available sources into insights and make actionable recommendations
  • Work closely with statistical analysts to establish data and analysis tool requirements that allows stakeholders to identify range, placement and shelf layout opportunities to optimise financial results
  • Engage with relevant external business partners (e.g. data providers and other agencies) to ensure the ongoing delivery of timely and relevant information to facilitate optimal decision making.
  • Proactively identify issues impacting category performance
  • Drive the agenda for analysing promotional activities pre and post to determine effectiveness and return on investment

About you:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Previous category management/business insights experience
  • Previous experience within FMCG or retailer
  • Highly numerate and analytical
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Category Management and Business Insights



educational requirements

Bachelor Degree