Cost Analys

Coles Supermarkets - Temporarily Remote in Hawthorn East VIC 3123

We’ve been trusted to serve Aussie communities since 1914 and grown to become a top 30-listed on the ASX with 120,000 team members and a portfolio of iconic brands. At Coles Group, you’ll not only get to make a difference to millions of Aussie lives—you’ll also get to see your impact.

About the team

To understand our merchandising, we need to understand our customers. That’s why 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

In this newly formed role, you will contribute to the Cost Management function and support business compliance, interacting at a high level with senior leaders in our Merchandise Business Units.

As a Cost Analyst, you will support and interact with a key group of stakeholders to provide commercial insights and drive compliance across the business areas.

You'll also:
  • Utilise subject matter expertise to review and support the negotiation of price increase requests
  • Support product cost modelling and commodity-based opportunities or risks
  • Provide key commodity insights to support budget development and category planning opportunities
  • Develop, manage, and enhance reports to facilitate business compliance

About you and your skills

This role will utilise your research capabilities as this role leans into the art of science not just data analytics and interpretation. You will need to be competent in sourcing date and comfortable with partnering with varied internal and external stakeholders. To be successful in this role you will ideally have an analytical or engineering background, with experience in the retail, or manufacturing industries. Having the ability to support business areas with clear and logical recommendations based on analytical findings will be critical for this role.

You'll also need:
  • Experience with process improvement, within a retail or consulting environment
  • Strong communication skills, to manage and influence a broad set of stakeholders
  • A commercial understanding of retail and supply chain is advantageous
  • Effective problem solving and presentation skills to senior stakeholders
  • Commodity trading, procurement, and supplier management experience preferred
  • Experience working with IT systems, Power BI

Please note that applications will close on Sunday 16th October.


Take your next step into something bigger, apply now

With us it’s not about the discounts (although you do get those), it’s about joining a team where your wellbeing and professional development is invested in and celebrating your contributions is the norm. And because everyone leads unique lives, we offer flexible work including work from home, additional leave and parental leave entitlements.

We’re continuing to build a gender equitable team, and a culture that’s just as diverse, inclusive and welcoming as the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people of all ages, cultures (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples), abilities, sexual orientation and gender identities.

We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support candidates with disability. Find out more in the ‘Our Recruitment Process’ section of our careers site.

Safer together

We’re committed to providing a safe environment for our team members and our customers. As part of that commitment, you will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before joining the team at Coles, unless you’re medically exempt. You’ll also need to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application (and possibly provide further evidence of your vaccination status). Thanks for applying, and for your understanding.

Job ID: 66985

Employment Type: Full time

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