Values driven culture and flexible work environmentCompetitive benefits offering, including 26 weeks of paid primary carer parental leaveDiverse role leading multiple international channelsNumber 1 ranked wine supplier in the 2021 Australian Advantage Trade Engagement Program resultsAbout AVL:Australian Vintage Ltd (AVL) is an ASX listed company and owner of the multi-award winning McGuigan, Tempus Two, Nepenthe and Barossa Valley Wine Company brands. At AVL we believe in making the world a smaller place through sharing good times.We are proud that our Buronga Hill Winery and Merbein Packaging Facility are 100% powered by wind and solar energy. Specifically, 30% coming from solar panels on site at the Buronga Hill winery and the balance coming from off site wind and solar parks through our partner Flow Power.About the role:Due to an internal promotion, we are currently seeking a motivated and commercially minded Business Manager to join our growing business. This role is responsible for managing the strategy and direction of the New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Duty Free, plus Australian On-Line & hamper channels.These responsibilities include developing the annual operating plan and executing against this to deliver/ exceed budgeted Net Sales, Gross Margin and EBIT targets.Reporting to the General Manager, Australia and New Zealand (Sydney based) your primary duties will include:Lead, implement and deliver the Annual Business plan and long-term strategic plan for the New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Duty Free, plus Australian On-Line & Hamper channels to gain stakeholder buy in and executeReport regularly to senior management on business performance, including CEO reportingDrive the profile of AVL in the marketplace and represent AVL at various industry functions.Develop and execute annual Joint Business Pans with all key customers to drive continued growth for AVL and our partnersDevelop, coordinate and execute the promotional programs to maximise our brand exposure, sales and margin deliveryLeverage Co-Op and marketing funds to maximise brand exposure across various mediumsNegotiate in conjunction with the General Manager ANZ key distributor supply contractsWhere appropriate, work with customers to develop ‘exclusive and own label’ solutions that complement our branded business, liaise and execute internally through the PDA process.Ensure a high level of DIFOT is achieved across the customer group through regular communication and affective planning and forecastingWe are looking for:Excellent Communication Skills: This role requires a high degree of stakeholder management and presenting both internally and externally. The successful applicant is comfortable working closely with multiple stakeholders and is also confident addressing groups.A strategic thinker: We are looking for someone with the ability to deliver ideas and strategies that will ensure growth across multiple channels. This person knows how to drive commercial success from conception to execution.An experienced Account Manager: The successful candidate will have a strong history of National Account Management with previous experience managing large-scale customers.FMCG/Liquor Experience: The successful candidate will have previous experience working in either the FMCG or the drinks industry. To apply please visit our careers website - http://careers.australianvintage.com.au/Applications October 7th 2021  To learn more about Australian Vintage, please visit our website at: https://www.australianvintage.com.au/ Australia - NSW Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs

Business Manager NZ, Pacific and E-commerce

  • Values driven culture and flexible work environment
  • Competitive benefits offering, including 26 weeks of paid primary carer parental leave
  • Diverse role leading multiple international channels
  • Number 1 ranked wine supplier in the 2021 Australian Advantage Trade Engagement Program results

About AVL:

Australian Vintage Ltd (AVL) is an ASX listed company and owner of the multi-award winning McGuigan, Tempus Two, Nepenthe and Barossa Valley Wine Company brands. At AVL we believe in making the world a smaller place through sharing good times.

We are proud that our Buronga Hill Winery and Merbein Packaging Facility are 100% powered by wind and solar energy. Specifically, 30% coming from solar panels on site at the Buronga Hill winery and the balance coming from off site wind and solar parks through our partner Flow Power.

About the role:

Due to an internal promotion, we are currently seeking a motivated and commercially minded Business Manager to join our growing business. This role is responsible for managing the strategy and direction of the New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Duty Free, plus Australian On-Line & hamper channels.

These responsibilities include developing the annual operating plan and executing against this to deliver/ exceed budgeted Net Sales, Gross Margin and EBIT targets.

Reporting to the General Manager, Australia and New Zealand (Sydney based) your primary duties will include:

  • Lead, implement and deliver the Annual Business plan and long-term strategic plan for the New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Duty Free, plus Australian On-Line & Hamper channels to gain stakeholder buy in and execute
  • Report regularly to senior management on business performance, including CEO reporting
  • Drive the profile of AVL in the marketplace and represent AVL at various industry functions.
  • Develop and execute annual Joint Business Pans with all key customers to drive continued growth for AVL and our partners
  • Develop, coordinate and execute the promotional programs to maximise our brand exposure, sales and margin delivery
  • Leverage Co-Op and marketing funds to maximise brand exposure across various mediums
  • Negotiate in conjunction with the General Manager ANZ key distributor supply contracts
  • Where appropriate, work with customers to develop ‘exclusive and own label’ solutions that complement our branded business, liaise and execute internally through the PDA process.
  • Ensure a high level of DIFOT is achieved across the customer group through regular communication and affective planning and forecasting

We are looking for:

  • Excellent Communication Skills: This role requires a high degree of stakeholder management and presenting both internally and externally. The successful applicant is comfortable working closely with multiple stakeholders and is also confident addressing groups.
  • A strategic thinker: We are looking for someone with the ability to deliver ideas and strategies that will ensure growth across multiple channels. This person knows how to drive commercial success from conception to execution.
  • An experienced Account Manager: The successful candidate will have a strong history of National Account Management with previous experience managing large-scale customers.
  • FMCG/Liquor Experience: The successful candidate will have previous experience working in either the FMCG or the drinks industry.

 

To apply please visit our careers website - http://careers.australianvintage.com.au/

Applications October 7th 2021  

To learn more about Australian Vintage, please visit our website at: https://www.australianvintage.com.au/