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Regional Sales Manager
Sydney West
Permanent Full Time

Would you like the opportunity to be the best you can be, really make a difference and have a great time doing it?  At Lion, our success comes from Great People and Great Brands. 

We are a high-energy, fast paced passionate organisation, producing some of Australia's favourite brands such as Dairy Farmers, Dare, Berri, Daily Juice, Yoplait, Tasmanian Heritage, King Island and Farmers Union.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Sales Manager to join our NSW Lion Dairy & Drinks (LDD) leadership team, with the role reporting to the NSW State Sales Manager.

The purpose of the role is to lead a highly engaged diverse sales team of Territory Managers to deliver sales & profit growth in a challenging competitive environment across FMCG channels.

You will be a natural born leader, happy to lead from the front and take your team on a journey, whilst coaching in field and on the fly. You also need to have the ability to spot an opportunity, identify the size of the prize and build and execute a plan to achieve through others.

Role responsibilities may include, but are not limited to;

  • Providing strong coaching & development of the team to drive sales results across a varied customer base
  • Engaging your people to get the best out of them
  • Championing brands and channels within the leadership team to maximise resource allocation
  • Driving growth through your region

To be successful in the this role, the successful individual will demonstrate;

  • Proven people leadership & coaching experience
  • Strong business acumen, selling and negotiation skills
  • Significant sales management experience and technical sales knowledge
  • An ability to develop strong & sustainable relationships with multiple stakeholders & customers
  • Outstanding planning & prioritisation skills to effectively manage your time
  • FMCG experience
  • Current Australian Driver's Licence

This role is based at Sydney Olympic Park however the majority of your time will be spent in field with your team, our Franchise Owners / Distributors and customers. You will be responsible for the  Eastern suburbs, CBD, Inner West & North shore. 

At Lion we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. One of the ways we do this is through LIONFlex which is our flexible working framework enabling agile and innovative teams that help deliver our business goals. Talk to us to understand how LIONFlex could work for you.

Our culture of personal achievement and wellbeing provides the opportunity for a fulfilling career. If you meet these skills and qualifications we look forward to receiving your application.