Metcash Deli Specialist Full Time in South Australia


Branch SA AU

Deli Specialist
South Australia

We are currently looking for Fresh Specialist in the field of Delicatessen to execute strategic delicatessen plans at retail level to support our network of…

Job no: 497716
Work type: Full time
Business Unit: Supermarkets
Department: SA
Categories: Customer Service, Merchandise, Retail, Sales
State: SA
Site: Kidman Park

Fresh is Best… seeking experts in Delicatessen!

We are a $13 billion plus business with location across Australia, New Zealand and China. Metcash proudly support independently owned retailers across our portfolio of brands including Mitre 10, IGA, Foodland, Cellarbrations, Friendly Grocer, Campbells and The Bottle-O.

At Metcash we are transforming our business and challenging the status quo of retail. We are creating a great place to work, with our 6,000 employees all passionate about achieving our purpose of Successful Independents.

About the role:

We are currently looking for Fresh Specialist in the field of Delicatessen to execute strategic delicatessen plans at retail level to support our network of independent Foodland IGA, IGA Fresh and IGA retailers. Success in this role lies in partnering with our retailers to develop and execute delicatessen sales, profit, operational standards and merchandising strategies. There will be a strong focus on coaching our retailers and integrating Metcash value-add services to strengthen profitability and sustainability in a highly competitive landscape. This position requires travel within the metro and regional areas and a tool of trade vehicle is supplied.

You will:

  • Drive produce sales to our existing customer base of independent Foodland IGA, IGA Fresh and IGA retail stores
  • Expand the existing customer base by acquiring new business
  • Maintain strong relationships with retailers to drive Metcash initiatives
  • Work with the Metcash Merchandise team to reduce potential loses and manage ullage from the Metcash Distribution Centre
  • Execute both State and National business strategies at retail level within required timeframes
  • 00Formulate business strategies for multi store owners and individual retailers to drive profitable sales
  • Conduct regional and store based training sessions in all aspects of sales, profitability and operational practices
  • Lead and develop your team to build capability and drive operational excellence.

About you:

  • Demonstrated experience within the Retail Specialist field of Delicatessen in a management, buying or sales position is essential
  • Ability to form strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven ability to implement procedures and execute strategies
  • Capacity to effectively communicate strategy details to relevant parties to ensure maximum effectiveness
  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated people management experience
  • Sound knowledge of growth and supply trends within the produce industry
  • Customer service driven, with an ability to problem solve and provide mutually beneficial solutions to customer

To find out more about Metcash visit us at www.metcash.com

Applications close: 15 May 2017

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: , South Australia, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-21
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