Woolworths New Zealand has sales of over $6bn, the majority of this from Countdown - New Zealand’s leading supermarket brand.
Our purpose is to make Kiwis’ lives a little better every day. Serving more than 3 million customers every week both in store and online, Countdown has over 18,000 team members across New Zealand & is proud to be a world class retailer.
About the role
Woolworths New Zealand's successful Primary Freight business is transforming, rebranding to Primary Connect. Primary Connect is a 4PL logistics solution provider that services our vendor community.
A number of newly created key roles are available for energised, enthusiastic individuals able to build on existing relationships with customers, carriers and DC partners, to contribute towards our continued success .
Could you be our new Network Development Manager?
This is a key role to support the growth of our business providing operational transport solutions optimising existing relationships and working with new partners.
Key priorities :
To provide transport solutions for primary freight, through the development and implementation of a safe, scalable, integrated transport network
Work with carriers, developing optimised network solutions to improve supply chain efficiencies and costs, for supplier partners and Woolworths NZ
Own the Primary Connect (PC) carrier relationships, focusing on safety, teamwork and relationship building, both internally with Woolworths NZ stakeholders and externally with our supplier & carrier partners
Develop strategic network development of existing carriers
Support with transport solutions & provide support in submissions and tender proposals
Review solutions to ensure targeted service and financial results are achieved
Complete carrier rate conversions documentation.
Work with carriers and vendors to maximise fleet capacity, including looking at options for double stacking pallets and HPMV adoption
To be considered for this role, your prior experience will likely reflect :
Previous experience in a similar Development role
Strategic outlook with the ability to think and plan ahead in the medium to long term
Excellent relationship management and stakeholder engagement skills, collaborating and bringing multiple stakeholders together to align on and execute plans
Creative thinking with a can do’ attitude
Excellent commercial and analytical acumen
High level of influencing and negotiation skills to agree best possible outcomes
Excellent communication skills
What’s in it for you?
An attractive salary & benefits which include base salary, staff discounts as well as an incentive scheme. Woolworths NZ also provide training and development opportunities.
If this role sounds like you, please apply today.