Senior Manager - Insights, Portfolio & Innovation

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


Your Impact


Reporting to the General Manager – Category, this leadership role will be responsible for the stewardship of a clear portfolio strategy including the long-term innovation agenda and delivering the consumer insights requirements for the Asahi Lifestyle Beverages business.


You will work with the broader category and marketing teams to define key business issues and opportunities, build consumer and category insights, and unlock brand and category growth.



Key responsibilities


  • Support a forward-looking insights-led culture – providing functional expertise to explore and validate consumer and shopper insights
  • Develop and implement a robust innovation plan to drive our future portfolio strategy that fuels over $80 million of retail sales growth annually
  • Leadership and coordination of PMR process and working with Marketing and Category teams to develop 3-year portfolio strategies that meets the commercial agenda
  • Lead the Product Change Team to ensure all strategic projects are delivered on time in full to meet to business objectives
  • Ensure the leadership of a united, high performing, engaged and motived team
  • Provide strong individual and team direction, ensure compliance to internal processes and governance, and facilitate strong personal learning and development opportunities


About You


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Higher level qualification in a relevant field (preferred)
  • 10 years of Marketing, Insights and Innovation Management Experience
  • Previous FMCG experience
  • Clear ability to manage multiple projects and future planning simultaneously
  • Leadership of a team of people from different disciplines to successful completion of a project
  • Strong influencing & collaboration skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to engage and influence an audience
  • Concrete examples of leading successful business Innovation, developing pilots, prototypes and proof of concepts
  • Able to demonstrate that they can convert insight to opportunity and demonstrate how it builds a brand


Why Asahi Beverages?


Asahi Beverages is one of the leading beverage companies in Australia and New Zealand with a rich and varied history. Comprising some of Australia and New Zealand’s most loved brands, the company’s Regional Hub is based in Melbourne with three Business Divisions - Asahi Lifestyle Beverages (formerly Schweppes Australia) and Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) in Australia, and Asahi Beverages NZ in New Zealand. There’s always a great deal going on and opportunities abound for those ready to take them! 




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