Career Opportunities: Category Manager - Deli/perishables (973210), Auckland

Last update 2024-07-23
Expires 2024-08-23
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Career Opportunities: Category Manager - Deli/perishables (973210), Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified July 1, 2024


Career Opportunities: Category Manager - Deli/Perishables (973210)

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New Zealand




Key senior role within our Merchandise team
Great career move! Social, supportive team culture
Ready to make an impact?
We are now looking for a experienced Category Manager reporting to our Merchandise Manager in our wider team.
Joining the Buying and Merchandising team is the perfect opportunity to gain additional portfolio experience or to step up in your Category career! We’re a team who thrive on working collaboratively with our suppliers and internal teams to drive strategies and reach our business goals, ensuring we continue to deliver our purpose of making Kiwis lives better everyday.
About the Role | Mō te Tūranga
As a Category Manager, you will be looking after Perishables and Deli portfolios. On a daily, you will be negotiating with vendors to develop or procure a product and lead the buying and merchandising processes. At the heart of this role we focus on putting our customers, team and suppliers first whilst delivering great solutions around our category strategies through procurement, promotions, price and placement - a challenging but rewarding role and one where you’ll really make a difference in the lives of our customers.
Key accountabilities:
Identifying the business’s merchandise needs and understanding the buying/selling patterns to be able to provide insight on planning and activities
Maintain awareness of product trends, availability and customer preferences
Build strong, productive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and maintaining these relationships
Development of strategic plans including recommendations to changes to drive the success of the category
About You | Mōu
To succeed in this role you’ll be highly collaborative, a natural problem solver and commercially driven. You’ll be comfortable in your knowledge and ability to build strong partnerships with our suppliers and have a strong level of financial and commercial acumen. You will need to have category management experience to be successful in the role.
Working with Woolworths NZ | Me mahi tahi tatou ki Woolworths NZ
Our purpose is to make Kiwis' lives a little better every day.

We’re friendly, down-to-earth, and energetic - we work hard but we have a great time doing it, and we love what we do. There is plenty of scope for new ideas, lots of room for you to add value, and importantly, you’ll be working with a business that touches the lives of three million New Zealanders a week. We offer a diverse range of career opportunities across our ecosystem
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We’re an equal opportunity employer and are committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all.
If you’re smart and good at what you do, let’s work together | Me mahi tahi tatou


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Career opportunities: category manager - deli/perishables (973210)

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