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We at RCL FOODS are in search of an Export Manager to join our Food Partners Business Unit. The role will be based in Westville or Gauteng and report to the Managing Executive – Africa & Exports.
- Manage and penetrate new business channels at all levels; develop relationships that enable the achievement of customer plans and objectives and lead all RCL FOODS cross-functional team activities related to accounts. Evaluate and expand export opportunities, leveraging SA retailers, and wholesalers.
- Adhere to supplier agreements, ensure they are continuously updated and changes are communicated to all.
- Ensure adherence to ISO and HACCP standards in all production and operation systems.
- Perform rigorous market research and product/channel analysis and allocate budget accordingly.
- Coordinate the business between suppliers and all customer categories.
- Coordinate supplier and company budgets and develop strategies to ensure maximum ROI for stakeholders.
- Detect all possible competition threats and relay them to the MD.
- Drive the achievement of targeted sales growth and achievement of SIA’s.
- Work collaboratively across cross-functional teams to align demand and supply across the Company.
- Prepare annual budget for the new division and ensures attainment of set targets and that expenditure is within the budget. Ensure that safety and loss control standards are adhered to by our staff.
- Maintain a high level of visibility in stores, and initiate displays and merchandising to attract customers.
- Develop the company’s new products to prospective clients through the introduction and promotion of products.
- Ensures that the business models of suppliers are correctly implemented and measured.
- Train Distributor teams to ensure new categories are developed and correctly implemented in the marketplace
- Experience in Distribution Operations and/or running Retail Operations (added advantage)
- Experience in Marketing/Customer Marketing (added advantage)
- Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel nationally and internationally
- Matric / Grade 12
- Diploma / Degree in Commerce with proven Finance / Business Acumen
- 5-10 years experience in FMCG, Sales (National Account Manager/Key Account Manager/Sales Manager)
- Ability to speak and understand French (added advantage)
Company: RCL Foods
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Application Deadline: N/A