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Promotions/Category Assistant - Wine

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Date: 11-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 provide promotional and administration support to the IBA Category team (retail) specifically within the wine category. You are ultimately responsible for the construction, administration, communication of promotional activity for the liquor category. With more consumer demand in this category you will play a pivotal role supporting a function that supports profitable growth for the independent retailer.  This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to further their career with a leading FMCG company.


What you’ll do:

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

  • Setting up, managing and updating supplier promotional plans as well as co-ordinating the promotional execution of these plans
  • Maintaining Promotions Program Systems and being the primary contact for these
  • Generating reports for supplier communication/ Promotional Verification
  • Supporting the National Category Manager to manage the entire category review process including IBA Private and Exclusive label brands, identifying category opportunities for Sales growth and report and communicate outcomes to the Category manager, will include brand building and liaison with our Private & Exclusive label partners
  • Developing and maintaining internal and external relationships - effective communication with all applicable stakeholders at all levels as required


What you'll bring: 

  • A background in Retail and FMCG is highly recommended as is a basic knowledge and passion for wine
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to implement and challenge processes
  • Knowledge of how the National Category Manager role interfaces with other cross functional internal departments and external Suppliers
  • Strong and succinct Communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage competing timelines. 
  • Proven track record of delivering accountabilities on time and in full
  • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to maintain effective relationships with people across the organisation


We are looking to fill this role immediately. So, if you believe this role is right for you then apply today!

Please speak to your Line Manager in the first istance prior to ubmitting your application.                                                                         


At Metcash we BELIEVE independence is worth fighting for; in treating OUR PEOPLE. RETAILERS and SUPPLIERS the way we like to be treated; and in GIVING BACK to the communities where we live and work

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