Category Assistant
Wellington, New Zealand
33d ago
  • Mt Wellington location
  • Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm
  • Looking to take that next step with at least a years experience under your belt already?
  • About the Role

    As the Assistant Category Manager you will be an integral part of the team supporting the Category Manager to ensure we provide to our customers the right product at the right price at the right time.

    Its a busy role that places you amongst the team in our support office, but you'll build relationships across the network dealing often with the team throughout the wider business.

    Key responsibilities include :

  • Contribute to promotional and communication programs
  • On-time implementation of programs and activities
  • Research and present new product opportunities and make recommendations
  • Provide analytical review and support
  • Make recommendations for nominated projects
  • Prepare and analyse pre range review data
  • Compile comprehensive post-implementation review data
  • Prepare reports on relevant promotional offers
  • Company-wide stakeholder management to assist in meeting targets and deadlines
  • Administration of all data and processes relating to the category
  • Maintain a high customer service level to internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • All About You

    This is a busy role and requires someone with 1-2 years category or similar experience- We are also open to a graduate with a relevant tertiary qualification.

    You will consider yourself to be a proactive, enthusiastic individual who enjoys working within a team to deliver results.

    You will be comfortable liaising with internal and external stakeholders at all levels and although you will have plenty of support from the Category team in New Zealand, you'll be comfortable working autonomously with your direct Manager based in Australia.

    Your experience and history will demonstrate :

  • 1-2 years experience in a Category or similar role
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Have a roll up the sleeves mentality to getting the job done
  • Be naturally inquisitive and look to add value to assigned tasks
  • Self-starter who is driven to succeed and progress
  • Sound computer skills (MS Office, particularly MS Excel)
  • Results focus and ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Be agile and flexible to meet demands
  • Experience in a similar role highly regarded
  • About Us

    Repco is the 'go-to' for anything automotive and with almost 100 store nationwide, we have expanded our portfolio significantly in the last few years.

    We have a fantastic culture across our network of stores and this role puts you in amongst our passionate team of staff at Support Office.

    We are backed by the largest automotive aftermarket parts company in the world, Genuine Parts Company (GPC) who own businesses in USA, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand.

    We strive for individuals who are passionate about what they do and have a sense of responsibility to their work and to their team while approaching their work with an element of fun.

    We foster an environment where we focus on results and continuous improvement.

    Come and join us during an exciting time of growth - Send your CV to our Careers Team by clicking

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