Assistant Category Manager - Grocery Food & Liquor

Woolworths New Zealand

Location: New Zealand

Job Type: Full time


  • Key role supporting CMs to deliver Liquor category strategies
  • Drive and deliver our Liquor promotional programmes
  • Great growth opportunity - progress your career with Countdown

Ready to make an impact?

Joining the Liquor team is the perfect opportunity to take on a prominent portfolio within the Merchandise department! We’re a team who work collaboratively with suppliers and store teams alike to reach our business goals and overall commitment to providing Kiwi’s with the best range, value and convenience. Come and be part of our passionate team that is 100% committed to delivering on our purpose of making Kiwis lives a little better everyday! We are a good bunch.

About the Role | Mō te Tūranga

Our customers, team and suppliers are at the heart of this role and you’ll support our Category Managers in delivering solutions around our promotional strategies, specifically for our Wine categories. From updating our core retail systems, to assisting in Category reviews and buying projects to analysing performance of product ranges whilst working across a wide range of stakeholders, you’ll be the one solving queries and helping to ensure we are continuing to deliver an exceptional and compelling Countdown category offer.

About You | Mōu
This role would really suit someone with strong influencing and negotiation skills and excellent stakeholder management. It’s a challenging but rewarding role where you’ll learn from the best of the bunch and be able to excel your FMCG exposure and build your retail buying portfolio in this sizeable category!

Working with Countdown | Te Mahi ki Countdown
So what's it like really working with us?

We’re friendly, down-to-earth, and energetic - and we expect anyone who works for us to be the same. We expect you to work hard. If you do, you’ll be rewarded. It’s that simple.

Even better - we’re here to ensure you don’t just reach your potential, we want you to Thrive! It can be demanding working at Countdown, but we offer you all the tools you need to succeed. All our team members participate in comprehensive training programmes. If you put in, you’ll be well on your way to achieving your career goals, with us.

Come as you are | Haere mai rā

We’re an equal opportunity employer and are committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all.

If you’re smart and good at what you do, come as you are.

You’ve got this!