National Account Manager - Independent Retail and Food Service

Have an appetite for more?

At Lantmännen Unibake Australia, we are a leading manufacturer of frozen and fresh bakery products for retail and foodservice markets, serving consumers around the clock. Our aim is to make bakery a profitable business for our customers through high quality products, innovative solutions and outstanding customer partnerships. Our business is based on a sustainability mind-set and excellent food safety standards; whilst putting the customer and the consumer at the heart of everything we do.

Our product brands consist of Bakery Du Jour and Schulstad Bakery Solutions as well as Private Label, which include packaged croissants, high quality Danish pastries and delicious sweet treats. Our mission is simple, to ensure billions of smiling tummies!

We are on the lookout for a talented account manager with sound retail and food service background to help grow our brands and market presence. You will have at least 3 years' experience in managing major accounts in retail and food service and growing a portfolio. You will have a natural ability to build relationships identify new opportunity and lead negotiations. Above all you will love pastries!

This is what you will do

You will be a highly motivated individual and key to your success will be:

  • Understanding the market segment and competitor set for growth opportunities
  • Build category plans both short and long term to ensure successful strategic partnerships
  • Build outstanding relationships with our customers

This is what you need to succeed:

  • Strong Account Management experience is required (with a focus on Independent Retail and Food Service)

  • Clear evidence of successful management and sales and profit growth with major food retailers (Metcash ideal, but exposure to Coles Woolworths, Aldi in addition will be considered)

  • Experience with analytical methods to review account performance trends and successful strategies

  • Demonstrable experience of working within a customer focused sales environment

  • Previous experience implementing sales strategies across the supply chain and cross functionally (supply chain, logistics, NPD, customer support, finance/pricing)

  • Knowledge of Food Service channels and market segment

  • Your own vehicle and driver's license - car allowance provided.

Place of work: Sydney/NSW (remote/home office) with intra and interstate travel required

Sounds interesting?

We will interview ongoing so please don’t hesitate to send your application by submitting your CV and motivational letter. This is a terrific opportunity to join a successful and growing business.