Category Assistant | 12 Month Contract

Sigma Healthcare

Location: Victoria

Job Type: Full time


Category Assistant | 12 Month Contract

  • Play a unique role in supporting healthy communities
  • Assist the Category Manager in the delivery of the product range
  • Brand new offices at M-City Clayton; onsite parking & hybrid model

Optimise product range, overall sales (both scan & shipped) and profitability through supplier collaboration, NPD & promotions, as well as cross-functional teamwork.

The Company

Sigma Healthcare is a leading Australian full line pharmacy wholesale and distribution business. Sigma also has the largest pharmacy network in Australia, with over 1,200 branded and independent stores, including some of Australia’s best-known pharmacy retail brands: Amcal, Guardian, PharmaSave, Discount Drug Stores and Whole Life.

The Opportunity

Ready to make an immediate impact? Reporting to the Category Manager, the Category Assistant is responsible for supporting the category manager in delivering the category strategy across Sigma wholesale ranging & Retail brands in line with the Merchandise value proposition, strategy & objectives.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Seamless collation and management of category & supplier activity (Campaigns/Range Reviews), as well as data integrity.
  • Daily use of SAP data to assist Category Managers
  • Prepare all new line information for internal stakeholders
  • Prepare category range review strategy presentations, including PEL
  • Prepare all supplier planning strategy presentations and documentation

We are looking for:

  • Demonstrated experience within Customer Service / Pricing / Buying or External Merchandise knowledge
  • Competent SAP & Microsoft Office Suite including Teams, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PowerBI
  • Customer orientation – establishment and maintenance of effective relationships, internally and externally
  • Experience in inventory management & forecasting
  • Demonstrated problem solving and planning skills as well as highly developed written and verbal communication skills

What’s on offer:

When you join Sigma Healthcare, you join an Australian success story with over 100 years of proud history. Also on offer is the opportunity to:

  • Receive a competitive salary package
  • Advance your skills and experience through ongoing training and development
  • Be part of a progressive, supportive and highly skilled team
  • Enjoy great employee benefits and access to health & wellbeing programs, as well as a Universal incentive program
  • Work for an organisation that plays a unique role in supporting healthy communities

Our culture is demonstrated through our values and behaviours; we are obsessed with delighting our customers, we act with honesty and integrity, we are resilient and focused, we deliver on our goals.

We are proud to be endorsed as an employer of choice for women by WORK180.

How to apply

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