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Category Insights Manager

Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Macquarie Park

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


We are on a look out for an experienced Category Insights Manager on full time basis based at our Macquarie Park office to support the Merchandise Team to drive Metcash supermarket growth, working across a variety of different categories to deliver growth. This role will report to Senior Category Insights Manager.


What you'll do:

  • Support Head of Trade and their team to champion insight driven decision making
  • Collate and process relevant data from all available sources into insights and lead the merchandise team to actionable recommendations
  • Translate information into clear recommendations to the assigned Merchandise team to drive category growth
  • Key support in ranging and space decisions for category reviews
  • Facilitate the formulation of best practice category strategy and able to liaise and collaborate with suppliers to fill in relevant shopper and research information gaps to drive category growth.


What you'll bring:

  • 5 years FMCG experience at supplier or retailer
  • Bachelor’s degree in business/Marketing or similarly related field
  • Experienced in stakeholder engagement with ability to cultivate, grow and maintain relationships across multiple stakeholders
  • Advanced analytical thinking
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Proficient at using scan and panel data from Nielsen, IRI and loyalty data and self-driven, with the ability to influence and drive change.


What we can offer you

  • Opportunity to learn and develop your skills
  • Be part of a high performing and energetic team
  • We are BIG on flexibility
  • Career opportunities!


If you meet most but not all of the above requirements, we would still welcome and encourage your application.


At Metcash, we’re the power behind an independent Australia. For almost 100 years we’ve been proudly supporting local, family-owned businesses – sticking up for the little guys and helping them become the best stores in town.  


So, roll up your sleeves and bring your best self to work, and we’ll give you the support you need to develop a rewarding career and make your mark on the future of retail. 






Make your Mark!

Metcash is the power behind Australia’s most successful independent retail brands