National Category Manager

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Marketing
  • Business Group:Iplex AU
  • Location:Brendale
  • Job Reference:IPX/28338
  • Closing Date:29 Sep 2022


Work-life balance with a HYBRID work model 
Excellent Salary Package – Annual Salary Review
Great Career Path Through Fletcher Building 

 About Iplex Pipelines 

At Iplex “We Know Water” – Our vision is to solve Australia’s water challenges by partnering with our customers and communities to provide, safe, secure, and innovative water solutions, today and into the future. Iplex Pipelines is the largest manufacturer and supplier of pipeline systems in Australia. We manufacture, source, and distribute an extensive range of pipeline products across all aspects of the water and gas industries within Australia. 

About the Position 

We are searching for a new National Category Manager to join our team at either Strathpine (QLD) or Reservoir (VIC). In this role, you will be responsible for leading a team of Category Managers and supporting them to develop category-specific plans across each of the Iplex “water” portfolios. Not only will you oversee a team, but you will also have two smaller categories to manage. You will ensure a strong collaborative relationship is made with the Head of Marketing and Category to fully leverage the category management principles and disciplines, ensuring processes are in place to drive profitable growth across the total portfolio. 

 Skills and Experience 

  • Extensive experience in developing Strategic Category Plans 
  • Experience  in Consumer Goods, FMCG, or the Water Industry 
  • Degree qualified in Business or similar related discipline 
  • Understand how to lead high-performance teams 
  • Demonstrated Project Management ability 
  • Strong in Product development and commercialisation 
  • Understand and interpret Australian Standards and Industry Body Certification requirements 
  • Effective written and verbal presentations and communication skills 
  • Strong ability to influence win/win outcomes 
  • Excellent with ERP (JDE, SAP) QLIK business reporting, Office, and Smartsheet software 
  • Demonstrate effective business written skills to support investment opportunities 

Rewards for Joining Iplex 
  • Excellent Salary Package 
  • Hybrid work arrangements 
  • Nationally leading Parental Leave Policy 
  • Access to “Top Talent” forums 
  • Work in a Safety and People focused culture 
  • Ongoing training and development 
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