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Executive Manager - Special Buys Program Operations

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Full Time
New South Wales - Corporate Buying Office
Business Support Manager
$133,200 - $179,300*
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Due to continued growth and success, an exciting opportunity for a Specials Executive Manager within our National Special Buys team at ALDI Stores, based in Minchinbury. This is a permanent full-time opportunity.

What we are looking for:

The key to success in this role will be the ability to partner with a diverse range of stakeholders throughout the business and ensure a high level of operational excellence in executing the Specials Buys program. Your proven ALDI knowledge of Store Operations and Logistics along with project management, analytical experience, strategic thinking, and ability to translate this into actionable outcomes will be critical.

The role will require significant stakeholder engagement across all levels of the business, strong communication skills and the ability to extract complex fact patterns into key messages. Solid interpersonal and communication skills will ensure success as the role partners regularly with all departments across the business.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Key business partner in the Specials Buys program for Regional Store Operations and Logistics
  • Manage a team of Specials Analysts who are responsible for each Region and the execution of the Specials Buys program
  • Optimise Regional performance in the execution of the Specials Buys program
  • Responsibility and oversight on weekly repeat ordering, stock allocation, price changes and management of Specials inventory
  • Regional responsibility and oversight on the Seasonal Special Buys program (Easter and Christmas)
  • Performing fact based, data driven analysis and modelling on significant sets of data for the purpose of creating actionable information required to drive key business decisions
  • Extract and utilise Regional insights to add value throughout the process
  • Routine executional Regional communication including presentations to the Regional Director teams and Regional visits
  • Providing accurate, structured reports and business insights to support sales performance, understand market trends and enhance business forecasting
  • Interpretation, preparation and presentation of results, insights, and recommendations to all business levels


What's in it for you?

  • Market leading remuneration $133,250 - $179,000 including super
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Hybrid working model - Work up to 10 days a month from home
  • Great work/life balance
  • Work in a team of collaborative, friendly and passionate colleagues
  • Be part of a leading international retailer
  • Problem solving real business challenges


Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business, Commerce, Finance, Supply Chain, or a related field is highly regarded
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a leadership/management role
  • Experienced in organising, manipulating, and analysing large and complex data sets
  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint experience
  • Work both independently and effectively with others
  • Leadership and coaching of teams
  • Effective time management and work prioritisation ability
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills with high attention to detail

This role reports to the Buying Director - Specials


COVID-19 update

At ALDI we believe that our employees should expect to come to work every day with the comfort and confidence that they are in the safest possible environment. You will be required to adhere to all ALDI and State and Federal Government COVID-safe practices and regulations.

Effective from 1 March 2022, all current employees and prospective employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a valid exemption. This requirement will apply to all employees and prospective employees across stores, warehouse, transport and offices. Proof of such vaccination will be a condition of employment.

28 July 2022
Applications close:
27 August 2022
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