General information

All posting locations: Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 01 - Sales

Date Published: 29-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-79888

Description & Requirements

About the Role

Category Development Analyst is a key interface between Kraft Heinz Marketing, Sales, Activation and our Customers. This role will facilitate communication, reporting and insights to identify and deliver category deliverables for Kraft Heinz. The role requires the ability to provide category insight into the brand and customer plans during brand planning processes and developing category plans with sales and marketing and engaging retailers on one selected category.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Range Review Process

Lead range reviews for the portfolio, as well as support smaller range reviews where necessary. Develop detailed plans for range reviews and layouts, with timely communication and involvement of all stakeholders.

  • Planograms & Assortment

Responsible for optimising planograms and assortment across the portfolios and within customers.

  • Business Planning Cycle (Category Strategy)

Support the creation of 3-year category strategies identifying Category Value Drivers. Contribute relevant consumer insights during brand planning processes and developing customer plans.

About You

  • Nielsen and/or Circana scan/panel is advantageous
  • Advanced Excel and Power Point
  • Promotion and/or range modelling
  • 2+ year’s category development and/or NAM experience: Ideally FMCG is desired

Benefits Program

  • Hybrid Working – Flexibility around when and where you work.
  • Pay for Performance – industry leading variable compensation offerings tied to company and individual performance on top of a competitive base salary package.
  • Parental Leave – 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers and up to 3 weeks for secondary care givers.
  • Leave Options – Purchased leave, volunteer leave and LiveWell leave programs to give you even more flexibility to plan your life and spend time on causes that matter.
  • In House Training Programs
  • Corporate Discount Programs & Novated Leasing – Utilize a range of discount programs (gym membership, health insurance, banking) depending on location.


About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.