Category Analyst

Next Day Consulting

An exciting opportunity for a Category Analyst to join a growing business in Sydney focusing on Category Development within the Liquor industry

  • - dynamic and challenging environment with a high-performance culture
  • - attractive remuneration and excellent career development opportunities
  • - experience in an FMCG environment
What you’ll be doing:
  • Combine analysis of macro and department trends with category level analysis to ascertain the impact of the category's contribution to overall performance and make actionable recommendations to the business
  • Oversee the alignment of all enterprise information to meet analytics and insights requirements, measuring promotional sales, margins and overall effectiveness
  • Develop category specific insights in collaboration with key suppliers, state teams and category partners
  • Work within the Microsoft Power BI environment to create solutions from multiple data sets
About you:
To be successful in this role your proven analytical, planning, space management and organisational skills will enable you to work cross functionally with internal and external stakeholders. A strategic thinker, your depth of knowledge will be appreciated in our busy team environment where excellent time management, presentation and communication skills are a must.  You will take ownership of your projects, using your experience and sound judgement to achieve positive outcomes for the business. You will be able to meet the following criteria:
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role preferable FMCG environment
  • Tertiary qualifications in business, commerce, project management or similar discipline
  • Proven sales and/or category management experience within a retailer, supplier or agency environment
  • Current experience with quantitative data tools including, MS Power BI, or data agency platforms
  • Strong business partnering skills with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels to achieve positive outcomes
  • Highly numerate with a strong commercial focus
  • Understanding of the retail landscape
  • Experience and competency with IRI and other qualitative data sources is essential
  Should you be interested in this role please send your resume via the "apply" function or visit our website