Category Insight & Activation Manager

Posted on 11-Oct-2017
Application Close Date: 27-Oct-2017
Job Details
New Zealand
Sales & Marketing
Position Type:
Full Time
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Goodman Fielder New Zealand is one of the largest branded food manufacturers and suppliers in New Zealand, serving customer needs with a portfolio of iconic, trusted food brands that New Zealanders have grown up with and enjoy every day.  Our excellent portfolio of consumer brands includes Vogel's, Molenberg, Freya's, Meadow Fresh, Tararua, Puhoi Valley, Edmonds and Ernest Adams,… just to name a few!

We are passionate about our iconic brands and products, and strive to be the best place to work in New Zealand.  We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our business and be part of our success.

Our Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for Category Insight and Activation Manager to join this dynamic and fast paced Customer Marketing team, reporting into the Category Planning & Activation Manager, you will be responsible for the completion of the activation plans and projects to sustain long term growth for Goodman Fielder New Zealand.  Along with this you will be responsible for sharing shopper insights and understanding with the Category Marketing Team to ensure robust category strategies.

Key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Own the in-store execution plan
  • Deliver category strategy
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Lead the customer engagement process
  • Monitoring performance of Categories and providing recommendations for improvement
  • Ensure business is briefed on insights and opportunities for managed categories
  • Ensure health and safety practices are adhered to

 About You

To be successful in your application, you will ideally have:

  • Proven Presentation and Communication Skills
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Category Management Experience within FMCG
  • Experience using Aztec Software
  • Nielsen and Apollo/Spaceman Experience
  • Strong Data Interpretation Skills
  • Ability to use Initiative
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Proven research experience from multiple sources

With sites spanning across the Australasian region our employees have the opportunity to fashion their own home grown career across functions, locations and brands.  Our aim is to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer careers.

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