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Category Manager - Fresh
- Category Manager - Fresh Produce
- Work with a large business creating category strategy and executing sales plans
About Our Client
My client is a large international business with strong brand recognition and market presence. They are looking for a Category Manager to specialise in their products aligned to fresh produce range, helping to devise category strategies to a broad range of major retail Grocery, Wholesale Markets, Food-service, Quick Service Restaurants.
The core responsibility of the Category Manager - Fresh is to manage the strategy and execution of all major category initiatives and opportunities across the business's fresh produce range.
You will be tasked with leading the sales team on new go-to-market plans; building business cases, budgets, projecting forecasts and attaining revenue targets by managing the development of new category opportunities.
In order to achieve these goals you will required to proactively engage with all relevant internal stakeholders in a collaborative and engaging way. In particular the new business sales, key account management, and supply chain teams.
You will be required to explore new projects by leveraging customer insights and analytics to drive fresh opportunities and deliver on category initiatives, as well as provide category leadership across the Australian business and long term planning of Fresh product life cycles.
The Successful Applicant
The preferred background of the success Category Manager - Fresh will include;
- Experience working for an FMCG or Retail business focused on fresh produce - whether in Fruit & Vegetables, Meat & Poultry or Dairy. Significant knowledge of the sector would be highly beneficial.
- A proven track record in a Category Manager role - either with a supplier or retail business.
- Experience developing fresh category sales strategies by working with broad ranges of internal audiences, driving market research and analytics.
- Ability to put together integrated business plans with strong presentation skills.
What's on Offer
The successful Category Manager - Fresh will be located on Sydney's N. Shore and be rewarded with a competitive base salary + super + car + bonus.