Date Posted: 2009-10-16
Location: Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Contact Person: Peter McMahon or Mark Chapman
Company/Business Name: Agribusiness Recruitment Pty Ltd
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 Groups supplier relationships, buying, merchandising, and marketing of the Group.
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
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.