Category Analyst
Royal Canin
Auckland, AUK, NZ
1d ago

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Category Analyst to join the Mars New Zealand team based in Auckland. As the Category Analyst, you will support the Category Strategy team to localise the category vision and in-store principles, support with reporting, range reviews, planograms which deliver mutual, profitable and sustainable category growth with our customers.

What would be your key responsibilities?

  • Deliver reliable data and insights
  • Maintains master data for our planogramming software
  • Assists the Category Managers in creating compelling Category based selling stories which achieve the objectives of shoppers, the category, the retailer and Mars
  • Creates compelling, practical planograms which achieve the objectives of shoppers, the category, the retailer and Mars and works with the Field team to ensure their implementation
  • Creates reviews and range recommendations all compliant to Category Strategy
  • Supports Category Managers with category insights and space concepts for Tier 1 customers, and takes designated direct responsibility for Tier 2 and Tier 3 customers
  • What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience in a category, sales or analyst role preferably working with consumer goods
  • Excellent analytical skills with an ability to interpret data from a mix of data sources
  • A great communicator who can articulate insights and tell a story in a compelling and engaging way
  • Ability to identify real business opportunities and establishing rapport with key stakeholders
  • What we will bring :

  • Certified as a great workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute
  • Genuine focus on your development with access to world class training
  • Global health and wellbeing program to support work-life balance
  • Opportunity to make a difference with our volunteer and ambassador programs
  • Work within an environment where pets really are our best friends, with dogs in the office
  • About us :


    They’re all made by Mars. We’re a family-owned, principle led business that’s been making products for people (and the pets they love) for more than 100 years.

    Together, our 125,000+ Associates around the world are empowered to take action every day towards the world we want tomorrow.

    Because we know, the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today.

    For more information visit

    Mars Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

    As we prefer to manage all sourcing directly, introductions via agency will not be accepted.

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