Category Analyst

Pacific Brands

Category Analyst


  • Connect with our extensive brand portfolio
  • Strategic and tactical
  • Exec level exposure

What's in it for me?

Who wouldn't want to be part of HanesBrands? Our culture is fantastic, made so by our people and the standards we set and strive towards each day. We enjoy the benefits of being part of a global organisation, whilst staying true to our Aussie heritage. As a company, we are passionate about developing our people, and there are endless opportunities for career progression across so many different areas of our business! We are open, honest, highly collaborative and straight-talking: we love coming to work every day and being part of bringing our iconic Australian brands to life that are loved by, well - everyone!

Enjoy some of our perks …

  • We're big on training, development and promoting from within: there are genuine career opportunities across our business available for you to explore!
  • 50% off our fabulous brands, including Bonds, Champion and Sheridan
  • Reduced Health Insurance premiums with our partner BUPA
  • MS Office 365 licenses
  • Generous family and friends discounts
  • Fabulous modern office space in the beautiful Kew, equipped with sit-stand desks
  • Regular Sample Sales where you can pick up some real bargains!

Category Analyst | Permanent | Kew, Melbourne

As Category Analyst you are responsible for providing seasonal analytical insights, support and guidance to our Category & Product teams to ensure our ranges are commercial, pricing and margin hurdles are met, and product is set up in correctly in our ERP system.

Covering all brands and categories, your role is to coach and provoke thought leadership to the introduction of new seasonal products and the importance of analysis. You are pivotal in ensuring all brands deliver optimum profit outcomes for the Group for each season.

Day to day you will be:

  • Undertaking feasibility and range planning analysis to advise the Divisional Manager and Category Managers on financial outcomes of their seasonal decisions, including pricing
  • Monitoring and preparing information and reports on business agreed cycles using the Online MAP & Feasibility Tool
  • Agreeing to feasibility range sign off in line with guidelines
  • Providing Brand/Category views for ad hoc requests made by the GM for Category & Category Commercial Manager
  • Reporting improvement to ensure transparency of data to all stakeholders
  • Working through Online Map & Feasibility Tool improvements
  • Working with IT to troubleshoot system issues

What experience do I have?

  • Tertiary qualifications in Commerce, Accounting or Engineering, or relevant field
  • At least 3-5 years' experience in similar analytical role from a corporate environment, consumer goods industry or consulting background
  • Understanding of product/range development
  • Analytical and financial analysis skills
  • Proven high level of effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong interpersonal & influencing skills and ability to lead discussions and influence at senior executive level
  • Strong computer literacy skills, particularly in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint)

A bit about us …

HanesBrands Australasia is home to iconic Aussie brands Bonds, Sheridan and Berlei – to name but a few – and we are proud to be part of HanesBrands Inc, the world's largest manufacturer and marketer of basic apparel brands.

The Apparel Group is the largest operating group in HanesBrands Australasia and our brands speak for themselves: Bonds, Berlei, Champion, Holeproof, Jockey, Rio, Voodoo, Kayser, Razzamatazz and many more … Our Head Office is based in Kew, an Eastern suburb of Melbourne, with easy transport links in and out of the City. We have a NSW office based in Burwood and a New Zealand office in Auckland. Together our dedicated and talented teams are famous for designing and bringing to market a range of fabulous undies, intimates, hosiery, socks and apparel for men, women, kids and baby. 

With a foot firmly in retail – we have six successful e-commerce websites and an extensive Bonds & Champion store network of over 100 stores and counting – combined with some fantastic wholesale partnerships and a growing international presence, the future is looking bright!

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