General information

All posting locations: Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 24-May-2023

Ref #: R-67158

Description & Requirements

About the Role

The Senior Category Analyst is a key interface between Marketing- Sales- Field Sales and our retail customers. This role will drive communication- reporting visibility and actionable shopper insights to aid decision-making and identify the most optimal pathway for future Category and Kraft Heinz growth.

Key Responsibilities

Range Review Process -

Support the Category Development Manager on range reviews for the portfolio- as well as lead on a select number of categories. Support the development of sell-stories and detailed plans for range reviews and layouts- with timely and structured communication and alignment with key stakeholders through the process.

Planograms & Assortment -

Support the Category Development Manager with the optimisation of planograms and product assortment across the portfolios by customer.

Business Planning Cycle (Category Strategy)-

Support the creation of 3-year category strategies identifying Category Value Drivers. Contribute relevant shopper insights in monthly routines and strategic planning process.

About You

  • Strong IRi scan/panel / Quantium Scan & Checkout experience required.

  • Advanced Excel and Power Point required.

  • Store Layout software such as Spaceman- JDA- Apollo.

  • 2+ year’s Category Development experience / Ideally with large FMCG desired.

  • Customer-facing experience (ideally supermarket customers like Coles- Woolworths- Metcash & ALDI).

  • Eligibility to work in Australia.

Benefits Program

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work.

  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration.

  • Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars.

  • Volunteering – volunteer with a community agency of your choice.

  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers.

  • In-house training programs - Access to our online learning platform- Ownerversity for continuous learning and development.

  • Career Development - Opportunity to be mentored by excellent leaders and have on-the-job skill development and coaching.

  • Cultural Leave - Two days paid leave per calendar year for the purpose of fulfilling or observing religious- ceremonial or culturally significant days.

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So- if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply!

We are proud to announce that we have been recognised as a Skilled Workplace by Mental Health First Aid Australia.

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.