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National Category Coordinator

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Date: 12-Mar-2019

Location: Macquarie Park, Australia

Company: Metcash






What we can offer you:

  • Wellbeing days, 5 weeks leave *conditions apply*, subsided vacation care, corporate health benefits
  • Flexible work environment
  • Onsite cafe, gym, tennis courts, close to public transport, free and secure onsite car parking,
  • Training opportunities. Your personal development is important to us


About the role:

The key objective of this role will be to support the Category Manager with the successful growth of the hardware categories in the market. With more consumer demand within Hardware categories such as Auto, Gardening and Electrical you will play a pivotal role supporting a function that supports profitable growth for the independent retailer.  This is an excellent opportunity to further your experience into management with a FMCG.  


What you’ll do:

Your role will be to provide key information and administrative support giving them the tools they need to support the growth of their category. Your duties will involve:

  • Setting up, managing and updating supplier promotional plans
  • Maintaining Promotions Program Systems
  • Generating reports for supplier communication/ Promotional Verification
  • Developing and maintaining internal and external relationships - effective communication with all applicable stakeholders at all levels as required
  • Co-ordinating weekly promotions submissions and delivering an optimal weekly sales plan for the business and retailers


What you'll bring: 

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Inclusive and collaborate attitude in a team environment
  • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to maintain effective relationships with people across the organisation
  • Ability to prioritize and manage competing timelines. 


About us:

You’ll be employed by Metcash, Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company. We believe that it is absolutely vital to Australia that there is a sustainable, independent, family-owned business sector. Independent retailers support their local communities. We help them to be the ‘Best Store in Town’ by providing merchandising, operational and marketing support across our food, liquor and hardware pillars. With locations across Australia, New Zealand and China, Metcash proudly supports independently owned retailers across our portfolio of brands including IGA, Campbells, Cellarbrations, Mitre 10, Friendly Grocer, and The Bottle-O. At Metcash we are transforming our business and challenging the status quo of retail. We are creating a great place to work, with our 6,000 employees all passionate about achieving our purpose of championing Successful Independents.                                                                                                                      



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