Product Manager (FOW) - Tradelink Support Office

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Merchandising & Category Management
  • Business Group:Tradelink
  • Location:Banyo
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  • Closing Date:08 Oct 2022


The Opportunity

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Tradelink as we continually innovate and improve our Category team!

We have multiple full-time positions available working from our North Side Brisbane head office, due to expansion and reconfiguration of the team. No more commuting to the city!  We have free onsite parking and opportunities for flexible working arrangements including working from home.

Reporting to the Senior Category Manager, you will assist in developing supplier and category strategies that meet the needs of the business. This will include providing category analysis, identifying cost reduction initiatives, and motoring competitors in the market.

Other responsibilities include:
  • Assist the Senior Category Manager in Business case development and financial modelling.
  • Own the New Product Development process and coordinate all internal stakeholders to achieve a successful launch.
  • Develop effective working relationships with International sourcing teams to achieve objectives.
  • Provide category and product performance reporting.
  • Be the subject matter expert within category for all private brand products.
  • Have a strong knowledge of sales team and operations functions to ensure category solutions are in line with what the business requires.

About you

At Tradelink, we have the resources and a supportive environment to help you perform at your best. We are looking for a team player with strong communication and problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong business acumen with a solid understanding of distribution-based business processes
  • Strong planning, coordinating, time management and communication skills
  • Good excel skills essential, experience with macros and models preferable.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Experience in a similar role

About Tradelink

Tradelink is part of the Fletcher Building Group – an international player in the building and construction industry.

With a network of more than 200 branches and 150 years in the industry, Tradelink is Australia’s trusted name in plumbing supplies. Tradelink’s strategy is focused on growing market share with new and existing customers by offering innovative solutions and outstanding customer service.