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Category Insights Executive
Sydney City & East
Permanent 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 a Category Insights Executive to join our Category & Channel Strategy Team reporting directly to our Category Strategy Leader on a full-time permanent basis.

This role will Lead the analysis and insights development for our partnership brands (Guinness, White Claw and Heineken) and support the creation of the Category & Channel Growth Plan for the Premium International and RTD channels for LAU. This includes 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 Premium International and Ready to Drink channels.
  • 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 our Premium International and RTD 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 understanding category insights and translating these into a story to take to our key customers
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to form trusting relationships with our key customers
  • Account Management experience would set you up for success in this role but isn’t essential
  • Excellent collaboration skills; work within a team to achieve common goals and be able to work with other teams & business functions


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.


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