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State Merchandise Manager

Date Posted: 2009-10-16
Location: Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Contact Person: Peter McMahon or Mark Chapman
Company/Business Name: Agribusiness Recruitment Pty Ltd
Phone: 08-8363-7788

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• Melbourne Based
• Exciting career move

A leader in the Agribusiness sector with an extensive product range and customer base, our client seeks to appoint an experienced State Merchandise Manager. Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate responsible for setting and overseeing the Group’s supplier relationships, buying, merchandising, and marketing of the Group.

Key Accountabilities

• Develop, manage and implement the Merchandise activities
• Group pricing and margin management
• Work with branch staff on range, marketing and development strategies
• Merchandise supply company negotiation
• Providing product pricing and quotations
• Develop and maintain key relationships with suppliers
• Industry analysis – monitor competitor activity and local trends
• Marketing activities and undertake special projects as directed

Required experience:
Used to achieving deadlines, you will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, capable of working autonomously with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills. A proven self starter with a sound understanding of the Seed, Fertiliser, Animal Health, Agchemical and General Merchandise industry. The ability to negotiate at all levels, manage time effectively and lead others would be seen as essential.

A salary commensurate with the responsibilities of the role will be negotiated.
Salary: TBA


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