Business Manager - Foodstuffs

Consult Recruitment

Really make your mark in this large scale FMCG business with strong plans for growth

  • Key leadership role
  • Complex, competitive category
  • Local and global opportunities

Here's an organization that's gone through heaps of positive change lately – ensuring the business is well geared for the future. 
  
As National Business Manager for Foodstuffs, you’ll be responsible for building and driving relationships as well as developing promotional plans and account plans. You will be responsible for achieving profit, volume, trade spend and market share through your team ensuring delivery of the retail strategy and objectives - whilst driving communication plans and implementation of these plans across the wider internal team..
  
This is one of those rare opportunities, working for an international company but taking a key New Zealand position in decision making for one of their head office key grocery accounts, while also being part of a wider management team.
   
Reporting into the Head of Retail, and working very closely with the Field and Category teams you will be responsible for the development and execution of sales strategy in New Zealand grocery in alignment with brand marketing plans. Leading a team, you’ll be responsible for delivering volume and profit contribution, as well as driving the development of strategic account plans and effective promotional plans to achieve overall business objectives. Critical to success will be your ability to build and maintain strong and highly effective relationships at a Head Office level.
  
So what are we looking for? A total star that’s who! We need someone who can really hit the ground running so a proven track record of success managing grocery accounts is a must have. You’ll be able to leverage your strong and current relationships, being well-known as a trusted and respected partner. People will describe you as a high achiever, driven and passionate as well as being commercial and with a real focus on results. But most of all you’ll be a leader, someone who inspires and motivates those around you and is instrumental in building high performance cultures.