Key Account Manager
- International and Domestic Focus
- Career Growth Opportunity
- Christchurch Based
Westland Milk Products is an independent co-operative dairy company with an 80 year history in dairy manufacturing and exporting, and ambitious plans to develop its brands internationally. With offices in Hokitika, Rolleston and Shanghai, and turnover exceeding $630million Westland is one of New Zealand’s most prominent exporters. The 500+ staff are a testament to a great working culture. Further information can be found on the Westland Milk Products website at www.westland.co.nz
Reporting to the GM Sales, this Rolleston based role is responsible for identifying, developing and growing strategic international accounts. You will use your key account leadership experience to partner with customers, identify their needs, find new opportunities and deliver solutions. Your intuition and natural curiosity will be a key to your success being able to listen to a customer’s ideas and take these to commercialisation. You will be resourceful, adaptable, able to work independently and easily network across multiple cultures and at all levels. This is a key role for Westland, and offers great career opportunity with one of New Zealand’s largest food businesses; your record of success in food product sales and marketing will come to the fore.
Your Skills and Experience
You will likely be experienced at developing and maintaining structured customer relationships and a strong record of market development. Our ideal candidate has a background in dairy or food-based products and international market exposure specifically in South East Asia, however of greater importance will be your relationship building and account management skills. You must have strong communication skills and ability to trouble shoot. Most importantly is your desire and genuine interest in our customers and the Westland Milk Products business.