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National Business Manager - Foodstuffs South Island
South Island, NZ
Permanent Full Time
  • A rare opportunity to fill a key role in our National Accounts team
  • Partnering one of Lions key business partners
  • Based in Christchurch, with flexible work arrangements available

Roles like this do not come up very often, so don’t miss the opportunity to take on one of the key National Accounts roles in Lion! 

Due to an internal promotion we’re on the hunt for our next National Business Manager - Foodstuffs South Island, based in Christchurch. Reporting through to our National Account Director, this role is responsible for delivering profitable and sustainable business growth across our grocery channel which includes the Beer, Wine, and Cider categories across the New World, Pak n Save and 4 Square banners. This role is also responsible for our Specialty Liquor channel which includes the Spirits and RTDs categories for the Henrys and Trents banners. As part of our Sales team, you will manage key existing business relationships and be a trusted business advisor to market influencing customers.

Your key responsibilities will include building joint business plans to deliver mutual growth, achieving sales volume and profitability targets, generating promotional plans to deliver share and investment targets, facilitating inter-company interaction to optimise operational performance and advocating for Foodstuffs South Island within Lion.  You will have the opportunity to develop your people leadership skills, leading a team of two.

We place an incredible amount of trust in our people to make a difference. You will play a critical role in creating and influencing strong relationships, with a focus on winning together with our customers. Your previous experience within FMCG companies across sales, marketing or category would be an advantage but not essential, the right attitude and desire to suceed is! 

We’re a team of high achievers. We’ve created a growth culture where our people are empowered to make a difference. It’s a workplace where relationships matter, driving collaboration across our business.

Don’t regret letting this opportunity pass you by – start a conversation with us today!