Category Manager - Strategy & Analytics

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Sales, Marketing

Your Impact

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) is looking to hire two highly motivated, best in class Category Managers to join our team in Southbank. You will be responsible for leading and embedding category thinking, insights and strategy across CUB’s Beer and Non-beer portfolio and our trade partners.

In addition, you will identify growth opportunities for these categories and partner with relevant internal functions and external customers to deliver upon these opportunities.

 Your key accountabilities will be:

  • Develop and deliver category insights and strategy that are at the heart of Marketing, Trade Marketing and Sales decision making
  • Plays a lead role in strategic innovation and customer engagement along with Marketing/Marketing Insights teams
  • Initiate, develop and lead key projects to identify and solve strategic category problems both internally and with our trade partners
  • Provide clear recommendations and focus on range & space objectives across existing sku’s and NPD
  • Translate the category strategy into Joint Business Plans, Category Reviews, Customer Deep Dives and NPD engagement decks partnering with Marketing, Sales and Trade Marketing/Customer Marketing on delivery and execution
  • Create and deliver category sell stories to our external customers that link our internal initiatives to external category growth opportunities (through Joint Business Plans, category reviews, NPD sell in with a clear focus on range/space recommendations)


About You

You are ambitious, curious and seeking a rewarding and impactful career that continuously challenge you. You bring:

  • Proven experience in Category Trade Marketing and/or Account Management
  • Extensive consumer goods experience with major Accounts (EG, Coles, IBA)
  • An autonomous approach with the ability to juggle multiple projects effectively.
  • Analytical nous – you love to turn data into practical action!
  • Impactful communication skills, operating comfortably across all levels of the business.
  • Excels working at pace and navigating your way through the ambiguity


Why Us?

You’re probably aware of Asahi Beverages recent acquisition of CUB which has resulted in one of the most impressive and expansive beverages portfolios in Australia.  You’ll get to work across this incredible portfolio, unlocking the potential of our people across all business functions. 

By joining CUB, you are opening up a world of career possibilities. If you achieve results, expect to be rewarded with bigger challenges and greater opportunities. We respect the unique ingredients that make each and every one of us an individual and we believe this approach enables innovation and creativity.

Yes, the rumours are true… We get free beverages (and consume it responsibly)!

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