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Private Label Manager

Date: 01-Jan-2022

Location: Macquarie Park

Company: Metcash

Due to an internal promotion we are looking for a Private Label Manager for Our Category Management & Merchandising Team who are the industry experts giving independent retailers a fighting chance. Every day, they turn strategic insights and industry know-how into new opportunities for our retail partners – and their customers too. 


What you’ll do


  • Develop, source and deliver market competitive, quality benchmarked product in full and on time, in line with the Category strategy
  • Deliver private label options for retailers to lower consumer basket and drive profitability  
  • Identify portfolio opportunities through the Category strategy process and align internal cross functional stakeholder group 
  • Manage existing portfolio to maintain or improve COGs ongoing, respond to market movement with agility
  • Partner with the right suppliers to negotiate and deliver competitive costings


What you’ll bring


  • Exceptional Product Development experience, internationally or locally
  • A passion for continuous improvement 
  • Strong negotiation and stakeholder skills


What we can offer you


  • Hybrid working – flexibility is in our DNA, so we blend working from anywhere with time in the office
  • Free on-site parking and access to public transport
  • An extra week of annual leave after your first year as part of our Fifth Week program, and the opportunity to purchase annual leave to help you recharge


We’re all about celebrating success, and we’re proud to be a WGEA Employer of Choice for Women, an accredited FlexReady workplace and a Gold Standard Mental Health First Aid skilled workplace.


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. Today we’re Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent retail partner and wholesaler in the food, liquor and hardware sectors. And while we may be large, we’ll always be locals at heart. 


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!