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Commercial Analyst - Coles Liquor

Liquorland  Hawthorn East 


Requisition ID: 7667 

Employment Type: Fixed Term 


Good things start here


This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.


Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.

With three iconic brands (First Choice, Liquorland and Vintage Cellars) to our name, our Liquor team is well on its way to becoming Australia’s favourite drinks retailer, serving up everything from premium wines and craft beers, to spirits from local distilleries. We’re passionate about understanding what our customers enjoy, and have people working across supply chain, marketing, finance and strategy to make this happen.


About the role

Reporting to the National Operations Commercial Manager, this 12-month fixed term role will be responsible for developing the workforce planning initiatives and analysis of operational cost to identify and present commercial opportunities to improve store performance.


What you’ll be doing

On a day-to-day basis you will be providing insight into how we can structure and approach labour models to best support our availability and commerciality. You will undertake periodical reviews of store cost lines, support analysis around incentive programs and communicate commercial opportunities to the business. This role will engage with stakeholders to build pre and post impact analysis, understanding our customer needs as well as ensuring we are aligned to commercial requirements.


This role will also play a key role in the continuous improvement, optimisation and simplification of workforce planning, assist in building a business cases to support new initiatives.


Good things you’ll need

We are looking for a detail oriented professional with strong understanding of workforce planning and inventory systems. You have strong analytical capabilities and the ability to identify root causes of issues.


You’ll also need

  • demonstrated experience in business analysis and data modelling ideally for workforce planning/labour modelling within large corporations
  • project management skills and advanced MS Excel skills to create and present detailed reports
  • strong communication, stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • ability to present complex data and concepts to senior stakeholders to influence decision making.
  • experience in utilising data analytics to influence key business partners and drive change
  • previous exposure to Kronos will be highly regarded



Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.


For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.


We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.