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Category Development Manager

Chance to be the category expert with a well recognised and loved category leader

The Company
In a relatively short period of time, nudie has come from humble beginnings to become one of the most recognisable brands in the country and a clear market leader in their category. Over time nudie's product range has evolved to include a wide variety of plant based juices, exciting flavours and child friendly products. As part of Monde Nissin Australia, nudie will continue to innovate with new products and move into new markets well into the future.

The Role
As the role of the category function increasingly becomes more important and sophisticated in the Australian retail landscape, there is a need for an experienced Category Development Manager. Reporting to the Head of Sales & Category, the Category Development Manager will work with the wider team to build stories through category insights to drive category reviews across all channels. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Develop and execute a customer engagement plan   
  • Lead and drive range reviews
  • Be the undisputed category expert arming Marketing and Sales with relevant knowledge on category performance & dynamics, competition, consumer and shopper behaviour.
  • Set up and maintenance of internal Category and Revenue/Pricing reports with key insights, issues and opportunities flagged.
  • Model price and promotional support plans for NPD and existing range  
  • Develop activation plans for all major projects and key NPD launches in conjunction with sales and marketing teams.  
  • Manage go-to-market requirements and ensure all required customer information for NPD launches is available for account presentation.
This role may be performed on a Full Time or Part Time basis 

Skills & Experience
The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, collaborative, a strong influencer and won’t be afraid to hold their perspective when meeting with senior leaders internally and externally. You will have experience in partnering with major retailers in the grocery channel and be able demonstrate the ability to work cross functionally and be confident in range reviews.

For More Information
Here at Miller Leith we are open to having a conversation about your next career move. For a brief, confidential discussion, please contact Lee Jones at [email protected] or 0432 640 419.
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