Commercial Development Manager - Confectionary
Parnell, New Zealand
3d ago

Position Summary

You will take ownership for segments within confectionary e.g. seasonal, medicated, chocolate (blocks & bars). This will be from a strategic, shopper and pricing perspective.

You can realise your full potential at Nestlé, working among the leading teams in nutrition, health and wellness. As part of a global network, you can use your skills to influence others and make a positive impact where you own a piece of the action.

A day in the life of...

You will play a pivotal role in driving the success with some of New Zealand’s most iconic household brands. You will demonstrate strong strategic thinking and a high level of commercial acumen.

At Nestlé, you will work in a supportive environment where your ideas and points of view will be championed by a collaborative team.

Together, we will drive the strength of our brands, the quality of our products, and the future of our business.

  • Identify priority channels for the category and develop tailored channel category plans.
  • Identify the ideal product assortment, placement, pricing and promotional strategies.
  • Define and execute the point of purchase vision of success, based on a clear understanding of shopper behaviour for the category in each priority channel.
  • Develop winning commercial propositions for all integrated commercial planning activity.
  • Effectively communicate sales execution targets and high level forecast to customer and field sales managers.
  • At Nestlé, you can make a difference to millions of lives, every single day. As a large, global company that’s driven by purpose, you and your team can add your piece of legacy of creating a better, healthier future.

    What will make you successful

  • Hold 3+ years of experience in category or commercial roles, ideally in sales or equivalent FMCG / data agency or similar commercial function (ie. Marketing).
  • Experience working in cross functional teams.
  • A strong ability to understand insights and translate into innovative plans.
  • A high level of oral and written communication and presentation skills with strong experience using MS programs.
  • You will need to be numerically sharp.
  • You possess significant interpersonal, networking and relationship skills with a proven ability to engage and influence.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand and have Permanent Residency.

    Our Story

    Nestlé enjoys a reputation as one of the world’s largest FMCG companies and a leader in nutrition, health and wellness. Our inclusive and high-performance culture is a testament to the great training, development, rewards and recognition we extend to every member of our 5000-strong Oceania workforce.

    In return you will have the chance to work with an outstanding team, and build and grow your career with an inclusive, global FMCG leader.

    Apply today!

    Nestlé Oceania supports a culture of diversity and inclusion in all that we do.

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