Business Manager
Auckland, NZ
1d ago

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of this role include, but are not limited to :

  • Managing our relationship with our third-party sales and merchandising agency.
  • Leading category development and revenue management in relation to Breakfast through category insights, scan, and shopper data analysis & trade strategies (assortment, price & promotion.)
  • Playing a key role in the development of our NPD pipeline for the breakfast business.
  • Delivering a robust sales forecast in line with the S&OP process.
  • Developing and maintaining positive business relationships with key customer contacts with the aim of increasing sales and growth opportunities.
  • To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills, knowledge, and experience :

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in FMCG sales experience managing all New Zealand grocery accounts, or a similar role, preferably in a complex manufacturing or food processing environment.
  • Experience in category development and trade spend optimisation.
  • Experience in managing a 3rd Party sales and merchandising company.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Tenacious and takes initiative.
  • Delivers on commitments internally and externally.
  • Adept in identifying and managing demanding and difficult situations.
  • Works as a team player and goes out of the way to help.
  • Curious and analytical.
  • Good computer skills including the MS Office suite and ability to use other platforms.
  • The Box Ticking Stuff :

  • Only applicants with the right to work in New Zealand should apply for this role.
  • In line with company policy, applicants will be required to complete pre-employment drug testing and a Criminal Conviction Check.
  • Why Walter & Wild?

    Joining us means joining a global organisation with very exciting growth plans.

    With a fresh approach, we aspire to be the leading innovator, marketer, and creators of food in NZ. Whilst our ambitions are big, we do not want to feel big.

    At Walter & Wild we believe in being fiercely independent and doing what we feel is right and sometimes that means taking the path less travelled.

    We celebrate and value what makes us different. Having a variety of people who are passionate, innovative, flexible and who know how to have fun is important to us.

    Basically, what we are trying to say is that Walter & Wild is an awesome place to work full of equally awesome people.

    Our Values are important to us. It is what makes us Walter & Wild. We are Kind, Loyal, Accountable, Brave, Challengers, and Playful.

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