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Trade Spend Administration Analyst

Date: 07-Jan-2021

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3194

Company: Simplot

Simplot Australia Pty Limited (Simplot Australia) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.R. Simplot Company, a family-owned, multi-national food and agriculture business. Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and select Asia Pacific markets. We have built long term partnerships with Australian farmers and our unique and diverse product portfolio includes vegetable, meals and seafood manufacturing operations that supply chilled, frozen and shelf stable products to Australia's major supermarkets, hotels, restaurants and quick service restaurant customers. Our portfolio includes some of Australias most trusted and well-known brands including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggos, John West, Chiko, I&J, Chicken Tonight, Five Brothers and Five Tastes.

The Role


We are currently recruiting for a Trade Spend Administrative Analyst to join the team. This is an exciting and diverse role to support our Foodservice sales team, working with a variety of internal stakeholders.

As the Trade spend Administration Analyst you will be responsible for the governance and accurate, timely administration of accrual and claim related data and information for key stakeholders and internal customers. You will be a crucial support a sales team who sell more than 500 healthy and nutritious products to more than 100,000 customers all around Australia.

What you will do


  • Management of promotions into our Trade Promotions Management (TPM) tool
  • Liaise with our Sales team to maximise Return on investment of our trade spend
  • Maintain register of contracts and agreements with customers that support promotions
  • Close and regular interaction with Accounts payable & Sales teams to ensure claims are managed and reconciled within the TPM tool
  • Monthly reporting suite with movement on total trade spend provided, including insights and commentary.
  • A high level of database management and reporting

What you will bring


To be successful in this role, you will have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, combined with strong communication skills. A thorough knowledge of advanced excel is required as well as the ability to work effectively in cross functional teams. With strong analytical, problem solving, organisational and communication skills, you also have the ability to work well autonomously as well as within a team environment.



  • Advanced excel
  • A high level of attention to detail and database experience
  • Commercial FMCG experience preferred
  • VBA Programming would be an added advantage
  • Analytical experience in an FMCG environment
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Access Database essential
  • An agile approach to constantly challenge the status quo
  • Strong communication skills



  • Income protection insurance
  • Option to purchase additional Annual Leave
  • Parental Leave policy for Primary Carers
  • Variety of Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Awards recognising long serving and high achieving employees 
  • Short Term Incentive Benefits for Employees 
  • Offerings including Financial, Novated Leasing and Discounted Products and Services


This is an outstanding opportunity to build your professional experience and gain exposure to Simplot's Revenue team.


If this sounds like your next exciting career move, please apply now.

Job Requisition ID: 2978 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): Chifley Business Park Office - Melbourne 

Country: Australia 


Simplot Australia is trusted as one of the leading providers of quality, sustainable food for the ever-changing needs of consumers and customers in Australia, New Zealand and chosen Asia Pacific markets. Simplot Australia is family owned by the J.R. Simplot Company, a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution. Simplot Australia is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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