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Countdown - Woolworths NZ

Offers jobs to students studying

Business and Commerce Information Technology Supply Chain & Logistics Design & UX Business and Commerce



At Countdown our purpose is to make Kiwi’s lives a little better every day. Our focus is on delivering good prices, good acts, and good food for our customers whilst growing our business. Our ways of working ensure we are always improving by working end-to-end as one team, encouraging freedom within a framework, and keeping things simple.    

Based in our support office, the Strategy & Analytics team is a key part of our business. With more than 3 million customer interactions every week and a highly competitive and ever-changing environment, it is critical that we have great quality analysis and strategic plans. We are constantly analysing data, piloting new ideas, listening to customers, assessing performance, diagnosing root causes, and evaluating opportunities in the fast-paced and tangible world of grocery retail. Working with us is like consulting within a fast growing business. The retail landscape is changing rapidly and this role offers a fantastic career opportunity for a strategically minded young professional to build commercial and analytical expertise and develop the ability to make a real difference to business performance.

To be successful as a Strategy & Analytics graduate we expect you will..

  • Have strong commercial awareness and analytical thinking skills 
  • Have an understanding of the environment in which we operate 
  • Have the ability to engage and influence different types of people 
  • Have the ability to present complex information clearly and simply 
  • Have the ability to embrace change, adapt, and innovate 
  • Have strong problem-solving skills and a logical mindset 
Your 18-month programme will include rotations through strategy, retail analytics, and the wider business giving you exposure to invaluable learning experiences and career opportunities. The final 6-months will be your specialisation period and on completion of your graduate programme, you will move into a permanent role that will support your continued development both personally and professionally.

Whether you have considered careers in strategy consulting, data science, commerce or analytics - this is a unique opportunity to quickly build and sharpen your skills on a wide variety of fast-paced and interesting projects by not just generating insight, but also turning it into action!