Category Specialist

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Job Title: Category Specialist
Location: Adelaide, SA, Australia

Company: Elders
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Salary: Competetive
Job Description: Nurture. Grow. Thrive.

Accepting a role with Elders means you will be joining a team ready to support and grow your career. Be part of a culture that has been in the making for more than 180 years, a culture so strong it is almost tangible. Much like the farmers and communities we work with, you will experience, passion, dedication and resilience across all parts of the business. With such an iconic, essential business in the Australian landscape we are confident that you too will be proud to grow your career at Elders and wear the pink shirt.

About the role

The Category Specialist - Horticulture will be responsible for supporting the Category Manager to execute the Category Strategy for the Horticulture portfolio. This includes direct procurement and management of supplier relationships as well as setting the core product range and pricing strategy, executing promotional campaigns and supporting the delivery of product training and stewardship programs.

This role is based in Adelaide but location can be flexible for the right candidate.

  • Negotiation and management of supplier trading agreements
  • Ordering and allocating product
  • Defining the core product range and preferred suppliers
  • Setting pricing direction and delivering promotional campaigns
  • Coordination of product training and stewardship programs
  • Compliance with Elders' ethical sourcing framework

About you
  • At least 5 years experience in a sales, procurement or category management role
  • Experience in Australian agriculture, agricultural inputs, or retail industries with an emphasis on horticulture
  • Highly organised with strong time management skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Negotiation skills and ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders
  • Business acumen and financial modelling and analysis capability
  • Knowledge of supply chain planning principles
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills including Excel. PowerBI advantageous
  • Tertiary qualification in Business, Marketing, Management, Commerce or Agronomy / Agribusiness

About Elders

Elders is proud to be the last Australian-listed major agribusiness. The most trusted agribusiness brand in Australia. We're part of the landscape, part of the local communities, part of Australia's history and we are entrenched in Australian agriculture.

The brand is more than a company, more than a logo - it's part of Australia. And, with an authentic drive to create a sustainable future for farming and the farmers of Australia, Elders is... for Australian agriculture.

We are now looking for the next generation to be part of something big and drive the future of Elders.

If you are ready to grow your career with Elders, please click on 'Apply' today.

Please submit applications by 9pm, Sunday, 8th October, 2023.

For more information call Paul Reynolds on 0427758488 or visit our careers page

Please note, applications may be shortlisted as they are received.

At Elders, we strive to create a safe environment where everyone can thrive. We aspire to do this by recognising talent, promoting inclusion and celebrating diversity. No matter how you identify, we encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply for roles at Elders.

We will accept applications from all people with the right to live and work in Australia.


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Job Post Date: 09/09/23
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