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Branch Sales Manager

  • 40 Elizabeth Street, TAS - Metro, TAS, Australia, 7000
  • Full time
  • Key leadership role managing the sales team and some major customers
  • Full time role with a 100% Australian owned, national food service company
  • Competitive remuneration & great company benefits

PFD Food Services began life in 1943 amid the noise and chaos of the Melbourne Fish Markets. Expanding rapidly to meet the demand of an ever growing customer base, we are a 100% Australian owned and operated food service company with over 800 company owned trucks and customer service focused drivers making daily deliveries.

With an extensive range of fresh meat and seafood, together with frozen products, drygoods, paper products and cleaning solutions for the Foodservice Industry, PFD has proven their unwavering commitment to their customers and are considered a source of innovation, a provider of insight, a solver of problems. In 2021 PFD formed a partnership with another proud Australian company, Woolworths Group.

The Role

The purpose of the role is jointly to lead a team of Sales Representatives to identify, pursue and grow sales in a specific territory supported by a documented business plan and target account list as well as maintaining a personal sales territory and major accounts. Ideally, you are a person who has the passion for the food industry and who loves dealing with people.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute State and National sales initiatives
  • Development of Sales Representatives, including induction and ongoing sales and product training including one on one planning sessions and the managing of our CRM
  • Manage and oversee Sales Rep call cycles and sales planners
  • Develop new business opportunities and attend key accounts personally
  • Manage the execution and measurement of margin growth strategies
  • Analyse and interpret sales reports/results and take corrective action to achieve sales targets
  • Report on changes in competitor activities, product availability or related matters including customer credit issues
  • Co-ordinate sales promotions, training and market research
  • Work closely with branch manager on profit and loss outcome

Key Competencies, Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent communications skills
  • Experience with CRM
  • Proven record in commercial sales and the ability to maximise profit potential
  • Ability to manage people, processes and proven leadership skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to adapt, encourage and promote change
  • Self motivated with a positive attitude
  • Set budgets and determine objectives for achieving such targets

What PFD is Offering the Successful Candidate

We are offering competitive remuneration, superannuation and other staff benefits (such as discounts on staff purchases, discounted accommodation, health insurance and banking). As part of this position, we are also offering participation in an incentive program, company vehicle and phone.

Please submit your application (cover letter and resume) via the apply now link below

As part of our recruitment process, do you agree to undertake employment checks? These checks may include a medical assessment (including a drug/alcohol test and a Flu Vaccination), National Police History Check, Working With Children/Vulnerable Groups Check, Licence Validation/Demerit Point Check.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

PFD Food Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

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