Own Brand Manager

  • Company:
    Woolworths Group Limited
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    20 hours ago
  • Category:

Own Brand Manager – FoodCo (15 Month Contract) 

  • Do you love to lead in a key area of transformation?
  • Can you prioritise your own efforts, as well as your team’s, in an environment with multiple stakeholders and overlapping strategic objectives?
  • Are you able to listen actively and act decisively?
  • We have an exciting opportunity for an Own Brand Manager to join our team.
    This role is responsible for managing all aspects of product development & sourcing while also focusing on improving and enhancing our customer’s perceptions of our value, quality, and range. 
    The successful candidate will coach, lead and develop their team as well as delivers targets on sales growth, profitability and market share.
    What you’ll do:

  • Building strong, trusted relationships between Merchandising and Own Brand
  • Identify and deliver against challenging COGS reduction targets
  • Lead the process of aligning NPD plans with wider strategic objectives (FoodCo, Food Group, Commercial etc) and through data-driven customer insights
  • Ensure delivery of new product to time, cost and quality
  • Land new ways of working, formalised with comprehensive contracts, with key suppliers 
  • Drive availability and faster replenishment lead times
  • Support and guide the team through meaningful development plans, both the creation and ongoing delivering during the year
  • Who you are:
    You’re driven by understanding the customer needs now and tomorrow and passionate about being part of a team of great people. You:

  • Embrace positive tension between our internal teams and know how to turn challenge into opportunity 
  • Have demonstrable skills in matrix management, influencing and collaboration
  • Have a data-driven understanding of customer needs and category management
  • Can demonstrate structured commercial negotiation skills and supplier development
  • Have proven knowledge and understanding of product development processes and systems 
  • Are excited about being part of the transformation in FoodCo
  • Are curious and empathetic, with an eye for the bigger picture. 
  • Make the complex, simple
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