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Category Insights Manager
Sydney City & East
Fixed Term Full Time

This year Lion embarked on a journey of transformation – focused on how we build the next chapter of a proud Lion legacy by embracing a challenger mindset, being hungry to take on any challenge and by being curious, courageous, and acting with conviction. We want to make doing business with us as easy as possible.  To do this, we take time to get to know our customers, building genuine relationships that become trusted partnerships.


We are currently recruiting for an Category Insights Manager to join our Category & Channel Strategy Team reporting directly to our Category Strategy Director on a part time 6-month contract basis. This role is available on a basis of 2 days per week with an opportunity to dial hours up over peak periods.

This role will s
upport the creation of the Category & Channel Growth Plan for our Mainstream beverage category for Lion Australia, leading the development and execution of key initiatives.


A day in the life

  • Support the development of the Category & Channel three-year Strategy for our Mainstream beverage category
  • Manage category & channel insight reporting, including roll-out & capability for primary stakeholders (Marketing, Shopper, Sales, Commercial)
  • Create, execute & review initiatives to bring the Category & Channel strategy to market
  • Support the identification, commercialization & prioritisation of marketplace opportunities including considerations for brands, innovation, customer, and revenue management
  • Partner with Mainstream Marketing team to ensure their brand plans are supported by fact-led insight & our Category & Channel strategy


What you will need on day one

  • Strong analytical & commercial capability & expertise with data analytics tools (AFO, PowerBI, AZTEC, Hybrid, Excel)
  • Strength in connecting insights to tangible business & customer outcomes
  • Effective communicator, with strong presentation skills
  • Strength in connecting insights to tangible business & customer outcomes
  • Excellent collaboration skills; work within a team to achieve common goals and be able to work with other teams & business functions


At Lion, we choose to be a leader in driving inclusion, diversity and gender parity. We have an ambitious goal to reach at least 40% representation of both men and women in all teams in all areas of the business. Are you hesitating to apply because you don’t think you meet all of the criteria? If you believe you are aligned with our values at Lion, we’d encourage you to still click on that apply button so we can explore  your unique skill set and the value you could add to one of our teams.


What to expect from us:

We're proud of our diverse workforce, acknowledging our people for the unique individuals they are. When it comes to flexibility, we understand that one size doesn't fit all. Our flexible working program, LionFlex enables us to work in ways that support our lifestyle to help us balance our career with the other important things in life.

This is a rare opportunity to play a critical part in the business and make a tangible impact. Even more, you’ll enjoy a culture focused on personal development, sociability and wellbeing.


Empower yourself to achieve - start a conversation with us today.