Category Strategy and Execution Manager


Opportunity for a Category Strategy and Execution Manager to cover ta successful Haircare portfolio, defining and executing all strategic plans.

  • Fantastic opportunity with a iconic Cosmetics company
  • Responsible for defining and executing strategic plans for a successful category
  • Melbourne location with great transport links
JIVARO are working with an industry leading Cosmetic Company based in Melbourne, due to continued growth this iconic business are recruiting for a Category Strategy and Execution Manager to join their dynamic and successful team. 

Covering the Haircare portfolio, you will be responsible for defining and executing strategic plans for the category, spanning marketing and portfolio, commercial strategy, retailer category development, supply chain and finance. 
Key responsibilities: 
  • Monitor and analyse market, channel and retailer trends to identify key growth opportunities define the go-to-market strategy 
  • Animate the cross- functional category team to deliver key strategic projects, execute with excellence and deliver short term and long term KIPs. 
  • Understand key business drivers for your categories- e.g. Media, Promotions, Retail Activations and make recommendations based on ROI and strategic priorities. 
  • Execute Revenue Growth Plans and continuously monitor promotions and pricing to ensure maximum ROI. 
  • Define and monitor media plans, implement promotions and ensure implementation of trade marketing plan. 

Key requirements: 
  • Have 5+ years previous experience within a similar role within a similar environment- FMCG background is desirable 
  • Have a willingness to own the strategic level direction whilst maintaining a passion for grass-roots actions 
  • Be a critical thinker with a strong decision-making abilities 
  • Be comfortable operating in a fast-paced and ever-changing dynamic environment 
  • Ability to deliver strategy presentations and have strong data analysis to help drive in market activity 

  • Competitive package 
  • Company Benefits including corporate discounts 
  • Great working culture 
  • Melbourne location with public transport links.