Business Manager Protective Coatings NZ
Auckland Central, Auckland - New Zealand, AU
4d ago
  • A brand new role, this is a fantastic opportunity to take the role and make it your own
  • Great career pathway and development opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • The Opportunity

    We have an exciting new opportunity for a Business Manager within our Dulux Protective Coatings business unit. You will play a critical role developing and implementing the Protective Coatings’ business strategy in New Zealand and delivering sales budgets for the region by building a new team, focussing resources towards profitable growth opportunities.

    This is a rare opportunity for an experienced and results-orientated manager to initially focus on establishing a team that can deliver step change growth in revenue, market share and profit for Protective Coatings in NZ.

    You will work closely with the Australian arm of Protective Coatings, ensuring consistent implementation of business strategy, whilst providing recommendations to cover unique & meaningful requirements for NZ.

  • It’s an exciting role where no two days are the same, but on a typical day you might find yourself;
  • Identifying strategic imperatives to achieve growth in the region
  • Contributing to PC Management Group & Leadership Team, the business strategy planning & execution
  • Managing personnel, setting objectives, and reviewing and managing performance
  • Providing forecast sales and expense investments as per organisational requirements
  • Coordinating PC product ranging in NZ, balancing ANZ alignment with efficient working capital
  • Identifying and allocating resources to develop relationships with key fabricator / builder / asset owner / consultant entities within the region
  • Maintaining and implementing pricing strategy
  • Attending relevant industry association events and meetings
  • Taking a lead and negotiating key business / project opportunities, pricing and terms
  • While this position will ideally be Auckland-based, consideration will still be given to candidates based in other NZ locations or those wishing to relocate.

    What you will bring and develop

    An experienced, accountable and collaborative leader, you will have 5+ years’ experience working with Protective Coatings in a commercial environment.

    You will have strong business acumen and a natural ability to not just lead and influence your own team but also your peers as well as internal and external stakeholders.

    A confident communicator, you will be capable of interacting with people of various background and levels of technical knowledge.

    NACE 1 or higher certification will be of advantage.

    To be successful in this role you will also demonstrate :

  • Ability to lead, motivate, influence, persuade and develop
  • Proven results orientation and ability to meet and exceed targets
  • Proactive thinking and problem solving skills
  • Previous success growing business within a highly competitive market
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Customer focus and the ability to walk in the customer’s shoes
  • Willingness to learn and continually develop your skills and knowledge
  • Our Place

    Our iconic household brands are synonymous with decoration and protection in the paint market, it is the number one choice for home owners, renovators and professional trade painters.

    Part of ASX top 100 listed DuluxGroup, the Dulux brand manufactures and markets products of the highest quality, which provide innovative product solutions that satisfy the needs of our customers today and into the future.

    This is your opportunity to work for a continually growing brand with a great market reputation and take ownership of a critical function of our business.

    To submit your application please click 'Apply' now!

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