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Revenue Planning Manager

Date: 06-Jul-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3194

Company: Simplot

Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply chilled, frozen, and shelf-stable products to Australia's major retail and foodservice markets.


We are home to some of Australia's most loved and trusted food brands, including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggo's, John West, and Chiko. We have six Australian manufacturing sites and employ more than 2,000 people across Australia and New Zealand.


As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focussed on bringing to life Aussie grown produce. We embrace sustainable practices that care for our planet's precious resources today and for generations to come. We are an integral part of the global JR Simplot Company.

Culture and Benefits


At Simplot, we are fuelled by our purpose: We Contribute to Feeding Our World. We imagine a better future and set goals to reach it. We are committed to working as one Simplot and are guided by our shared values:


  • Respect for Resources
  • Spirit of Innovation
  • Passion for People


We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our team members.


Simplot is passionate about cultivating a future where good ideas and inspiring possibilities have the chance to grow. We want our team members to build exciting and fulfilling careers with us and offer professional and personal growth opportunities.

The Perks


  • Flexible working arrangements and a variety of engaging Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Diverse Leadership Development Programs and Professional Development Support
  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program
  • Bonus incentives
  • Discounted Health Insurance and Gym Memberships
  • Sensory Club Program - Enjoy and taste our new product launches and access to our Culinary cooking sessions
  • Novated Car Leasing Agreements
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave

About our Role


We currently have a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented person to join our team as our Revenue Planning Manager. Working with key stakeholders, based at our Mentone head office, this role is responsible for the improvement of our financials through the development of our price and promotional strategies. As the Revenue Planning Manager, you will coordinate the development and delivery of a 3 year strategic revenue management agenda across key categories and channels; achieving mutually beneficial outcomes for Simplot and Key Customers.

What will you do


  • Develop and manage our 3 Year Strategic Revenue Management strategy and development of Long Range Plans, working with category, sales and marketing
  • Effectively utilize the key pillars of revenue management including: Price, Pack, Mix, Promotions and Trade Investment 
  • Review category price architectures to assess gaps or overlaps in our portfolio and highlight opportunities &/or risks for Simplot
  • Work with Category Business Teams to explore opportunities to grow profitable segments, while making less profitable segments more profitable through revenue strategies
  • Developing pricing and promotion strategy recommendation for new products
  • Evaluate and review market pricing, both shelf and promotion, and assess opportunities to move prices
  • Lead the Revenue Management stream of the Annual COP plans 
  • Recommend and plan the required list price increases needed to achieve business results, cognisant of cost and commodity movements 
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure strategies are realistic, achievable and achieve the broader business targets
  • Execution Governance to ensure optimum price and promotion delivery  
  • Lead the promotional post evaluation routine and lead course corrections 
  • Collaborate with Sales to develop the Customer Selling Story for key revenue management initiatives  
  • Use multiple data sources such as profit pools, Quantium, panel data, shopper tracker and scan to build compelling, fact based selling stories for strategic revenue management initiatives

About you


To be successful in this role, you must have previous experience in revenue management and pricing analytics, preferably within an FMCG environment. You will be tertiary qualified in Business and have strong financial acumen and a strategic mindset.  You will be a self-starter who can identify opportunities, develop strategy and drive change. Your interpersonal skills will be a strength and this allows you to develop strong cross functional relationships and effectively influence stakeholders. High attention to detail is needed in this role, as is a solid analytical background.


If you feel you have the right experience and will excel in this role, apply today! Applications close on 24th June 2022.

Job Requisition ID: 9621 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): Chifley Business Park Office - Melbourne 

Country: Australia 


Simplot is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. If you feel you would be a great addition to our team please apply online today, we would love to hear from you. If you require technical assistance, please email us at