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Strategic Account Manager - Foodservice

Job Title: Strategic Account Manager - Foodservice
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH16316_1534397638
Contact Name: Sarah Adamson
Contact Email: SarahA@sixdegreesexecutive.com.au
Job Published: August 16, 2018 06:33

Job Description

About the company

My client is a privately owned Australian FMCG business who specialise in manufacturing premium food and beverage products found locally and internationally. They pride themselves on their exceptional knowledge of their consumers, markets and products, which has contributed to their strong success over the years. As a result of this growth, there is now an opportunity for a Strategic Account Manager to join the team in Melbourne.

About the role

Reporting to the Sales Director, this business-critical role will be responsible for generating new business and maximizing existing business throughout the foodservice channel, such as Hospitals, Aged Care and Industrial customers. You will be tasked managing an account development plan, where you will drive customer excellence, pricing objectives and managing contract negotiations. Reporting, forecasting and business planning will also develop a component of this role. This role has the potential to also develop into a hybrid role, of account management and leadership.

Skills & experience

Success in this role will come from demonstrated experience as either a Business Development Manager or Key / State Account Manager from within the FMCG industry, from within either foodservice, HORECA or retail. You will have exceptional communication, negotiation and analytical skills, and have a passion for driving new business initiatives. You will be a result orientated professional who thrives on working on a team environment.

How to apply

Sound like you? Hit APPLY NOW or call Sarah Adamson on 0386133557 for a confidential discussion.