Global Account Manager – Retail/Foodservice
Here is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Global Account Manager to make your mark and identify, develop and grow a successful and profitable consumer branded business.
- New Zealand and Export Focus
- Exciting Role in Retail and Food Service Channels
- Christchurch Based
This role is based in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Westland Milk Products is an independent co-operative dairy company with an 80-year history in dairy manufacturing and exporting, and ambitious plans to develop its brands internationally. With offices in Hokitika, Rolleston and Shanghai, and a turnover exceeding $630 million Westland is one of New Zealand’s most prominent exporters. The 500+ staff are a testament to a great working culture. Further information can be found on the Westland Milk Products website at www.westland.co.nz
Based in Christchurch, and reporting to the GM Marketing and Innovation, this key role will identify, develop and grow successful and profitable consumer and foodservice branded businesses, focused on domestic and selected international markets. You will leverage both Westland’s consumer brands as well as those of third parties, through OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) Branded products. This is a fabulous opportunity for a senior sales professional to further develop their career on the global stage.
Your Skills and Experience
To succeed in this role, you will have significant experience in FMCG and/or foodservice sales and market development, and a strong knowledge of the New Zealand grocery retail market. Ideally, you will have had exposure to international markets as well as experience taking new products from concept to commercialisation. You will be commercially astute, and your experience in customer contract negotiations, financial analysis and business planning will be essential to your success in this role. You will possess high energy and resourcefulness, as well as an exceptional track record in building strong relationships with both customers and internal stakeholders.
A full Position Description for this role can be viewed here.
If you are motivated to consider your next move and make your mark within this successful and progressive company, please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking the appropriate ‘Apply’ button. For initial enquiries, please phone Sally Goldsmith on 03 345 8761 or Nick Carter on 03 345 8764.
Source: Job posted on SEEK on the 6th December 2017 – https://www.seek.com.au/job/35036108