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Industry Manager - Food Ingredients

Job Title: Industry Manager - Food Ingredients
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Expertise: Commercial
Reference: 947781
Job Published: 04 Aug 2022
Closing Date: 01 Sep 2022

Job Description

The Company:

My client is a global distribution company, well known and respected in the industry. They now seek an Industry Manager to head up the Food and Nutrition part of the business.  The role will lead a team of 7 with innovative solutions in a variety of specialty ingredients and nutraceuticals to serve specific needs in dairy, beverages, baked goods, confectionary, meat processing, dietary supplements, and nutrition applications.
The Role:
  • Lead a team of 7 plus people to develop and execute operationally to drive continuous profitable growth
  • Provide leadership and direction to the segments through aligned objectives and motivate the team for successful execution of strategies and plans for the Food &Nutrition division across Australia and New Zealand
  • Manage sales forecasting and establish and execute Business Plans
  • Meet or exceed sales growth, net profit, project pipeline goals for business unit as well as other related KPIs
  • Strengthen strategic suppliers and identify new suppliers to generate the most attractive product portfolio
  • Drive branding and marketing
The Candidate:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, science, or related qualification. MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 8 years in the Food Ingredient industry with 2- 5 years leadership experience
  • Experienced leader with proven track record in coaching and developing teams to meet their objectives.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems.
  • Strong project management skills are necessary with an ability to show assertive leadership where required
On Offer:
Is the opportunity to work for a global leader and thrive with in a high performing team. Base + Super + Bonus + Car Allowance