Key Account Manager – Field North Island

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Key Account Manager – Field North Island


We’re a global business, building diverse brands and touching lives all over the world with our products. But that doesn’t stop us caring as much about the sustainability of our business as we do the success of our brands and our people. Together we can feel good about the work we do every day. Surrounded by inspiring leaders and supportive peers, you’ll work with purpose in an inclusive and diverse culture, bringing fresh ideas and simply being you.

Our New Zealand business is experiencing unprecedented growth for a developed market. You will need passion, drive and a willingness to work side by side with your customers to ensure further growth is achieved in 2020. There is still plenty of opportunity and through your innovation and ability to identify areas of growth you will be part of our success story in 2020.

Your new role:

The Foodstuffs Business Development Manager will be externally focused and responsible for managing Unilever’s Joint Business Plans.

The Business Development Manager will work closely with the Foodstuffs Customer Team, Category & Field Team, as well as stores to deliver results.

The Business Development Manager is responsible for the turnover, profitability & market share delivery across all Joint Business Plan categories within the customer channel. They will do so whilst building, negotiating and executing the commercial Joint Business Plans.


+ Deliver Turnover, Profitability & Market Share growth within customer channel.

+ Develop and deliver Joint Business Plans with the Customer.

+ Lead the Joint Business Plans from end to end working alongside the Customer & Category Teams.

+ Identify growth opportunities and potential areas of development

+ Develop strong relationships with both internal (e.g Category, Customer, Shopper Insights, & Regional Field Sales Managers) & external (e.g Store Owners, Buyer & Managers).

+ Leadership and coaching of the Business Managers within specified areas.

+ Day to Day administration and evaluation of the Joint Business Plans, which includes reporting of results to NZ Leadership Team

+ Provide both the Customer & Category Teams with insights and feedback on the joint business plan performance


+ We are looking for an experienced Key Account Manager with a minimum 3 years’ experience ideally within FMCG. Territory Manager experience preferred but not essential.


+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

+ Proven sales management ability including outstanding negotiation skills

+ Excellent communication skills.

+ Highly motivated and attention to detail

+ Strong financial acumen

What next?

We would love to hear from you – please send an updated copy of your resume to our Talent Team.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application so that we can support you through the process. For any questions or queries please contact

Why Unilever?

You will be joining a company where making a positive impact is our mission. We value and embrace our inclusive and diverse culture where individuality is celebrated. We want everyone to bring their ‘Whole Self’ and this includes you. #uniquelyunilever

Job: Customer Development

Primary Location: New Zealand-New Zealand (State Level)-Auckland-Auckland

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Mar-27-2020

Req ID: 200001BJ