Range Review Analyst

 [[cust_CareersBrand]]  Hawthorn East 

Requisition ID: 53504 

Employment Type: Full time 

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.


The Merchandise team at Coles plays a critical role and pride themselves on building sustainable long term supplier relationships, developing new range offers and ideas, and working on convenient, healthy solutions.

You’ll find us working across all business units at Coles Supermarkets, Liquor and Express. Supermarkets is one of the largest teams at Coles, but we’re a close-knit group that come from all over the world. We’re passionate about working at the forefront of merchandising and making sure our customers have quality products at the right price.


About the role

Partnering with the Merchandise teams you will support Category Managers to execute and develop the range strategy, engaging multiple cross-functional teams to ensure Range Reviews are delivered on time and that benefits are realised. You will project manage several range review’s with a focus on Range and analytics.


What you’ll be doing

Reviewing and analysing range performance, you will recommend actions to the Business Unit teams to effectively land range changes within our stores.


You’ll also:

  • Lead multiple range reviews comprising Business as Usual (BAU) resources to ensure initiatives are delivered on time, and, that business benefits are realised.
  • Analyse key Customer insights, develop creative, pragmatic solutions, and support the implementation.
  • Contribute to a ‘Centre of Excellence’ for category management and category planning.
  • Coach and mentor cross-functional business partners.
  • Support stakeholder identification and assessment.


Good things you’ll need

  • Proven experience within the FMCG/Retail environment.
  • A high level of proficiency using appropriate analytical tools and techniques.
  • Strong skills in PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Experience managing projects, or, work-streams within projects.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to present to senior business stakeholders.
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Proven ability to learn quickly and develop new skills.


Given the state/ territory of the position you are applying for, and to enable Coles to provide a safe environment for its team members, there may be a requirement for you to receive a COVID-19 vaccination before commencing work for Coles, unless you are medically exempt.

Given this, you will be required to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application for employment with Coles. You may be required to provide further evidence of vaccination status as part of your application.

Why Coles?
You’re joining a culture that truly cares about your wellbeing, values what you do and celebrates your success. We’ll invest in you and your career with best practice training, development, and leadership programs. You’ll also receive fantastic team member discounts across our supermarkets and brands.

As part of our focus on achieving a gender balanced workforce, we belong to the WORK180 network as an endorsed employer for women. Our commitment to helping all women thrive in the workplace includes initiatives such as our recently updated parental leave policy, flexible working options and our Employee Assistance Program.

You can 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.