Product Category Manager

Job title : Product Category Manager
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1505202
Sharp & Carter are proud to partner with San Churro in their search for a Product Category Manager. This is a newly created position that will develop and oversee the National Product & Innovation Strategy across the organisation’s menu and retail ranges. In this role you will primarily be responsible for;
  • Developing & overseeing the product & innovation Strategy across San Churro’s Menu & Retail ranges
  • Identifying & delivering growth opportunities through category innovation
  • Evaluating market/ customer/ competitive set to derive valuable, actionable insights to increase market share.
  • Conducting analytical and financial analysis, including delivering profitable lines with strong sell through
  • Developing & overseeing National and Local product pricing strategies/ and management
  • Managing forecasting, range reviews, recommendations/ and overall management
  • Working cross-functionally with key departments i.e. Product & Innovation, Warehouse, Supply Chain, Marketing etc. to develop Categories & Products to ensure excellent execution across the San Churro network.
  • Collaborating and providing council to the Franchise Network to ensure operational excellence
  • Sourcing and managing supplier relationships
  • Reporting/ analysis and budget management
About You

The San Churro Familia is passionate about our products and our customers, and works with a sense of adventure. Along with sharing these values, you’ll also need:
  • Experience in an aligned role, such as; category, product or innovation, ideally from food. 
  • Strong stakeholder management will be essential. This role will work cross functionally with Product, Marketing, Supply Chain, Warehouse and Franchise Partners.
  • Happy to tackle any challenge and think creatively. This role will be central to the organisation’s product and category innovation strategy  
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills 
  • A willingness to learn and adapt with an ambitious drive for growing the Product Category function at San Churro 
  • Ability to travel and support our teams across Australia 
When you join San Churro, you’ll get benefits including;
  • Product allowance and discounts
  • Hybrid work, with our central Fitzroy (dog-friendly) office
  • Fri-Yay (3pm finish every Friday) and work anywhere opportunities.
  • Being part of a fun and supportive team
  • Award winning brand with HUGE expansion goals!
About the organisation

San Churro are Australia’s most loved sweet treat destination. They don’t themselves too seriously but are serious about authentic Spanish churros and the highest quality chocolate; and they need a like-minded Familia to bring their dream to life. With over 60 stores and many more to come, they’re spreading the churros love far and wide but can’t do it without you!

Next Steps

Sharp & Carter Marketing recruitment are the retained partner to San Churro on the recruitment of this position. For any questions please contact:

Giorgio Xindaras at  Please ensure that your application is not sent via email and you apply through the link ‘APPLY NOW’ so we can track your application.
All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to Sharp & Carter for screening and assessment.