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Dulux - National Account Manager - Guthrie Bowron - Auckland, NZ

Apply now Job no: 832030
Work type: Full Time
Location: Auckland

The Company

From the front gate to the back fence, DuluxGroup products are at work. DuluxGroup maintains and develops market leading positions by continually investing in its remarkable portfolio of premium brands.

DuluxGroup is home to some of Australia and New Zealand’s most recognised and trusted brands, many of which date back generations. As custodians of those brands, DuluxGroup protects and builds on that heritage by investing strongly in consumer research, marketing, innovation and people.

The Role

A high-profile role within the broader Dulux business, the National Account Manager – Paint Specialists will take the lead executing the strategy for Dulux across Guthrie Bowron stores nationally to ensure long term, sustainable and profitable growth.

Collegial in your approach, you will be pivotal in executing strategies and programs nationally to ensure a cohesive delivery of key channel objectives.  Managing a team of 3 direct reports, you focus on consistent delivery of service excellence, joint account plans, implementation of category management philosophies along with national and local promotional programs consistent with the Dulux business and marketing strategies. Where required, you will also create, execute and manage sales and marketing programs to meet business requirements in terms of assurance of supply, quality, service, cost and innovation.

Highly motivated and driven, your demonstrated experience in all aspects of the customer relations cycle and proven capability in the development and delivery of a business growth strategy will see you transition into the position with ease. Essential to the role will be your extensive background in sales and/or marketing at a national senior level in a competitive market. Your tenacity in developing strong business relationships through open collaboration, combined with ability to motivate and lead a team of sales professionals.

Through strong effective account leadership you will maximise account performance while working and influencing across the broader Dulux Business. A proven track record of success will enable you to grow the Dulux business through the delivery of continuous improvement in sales and marketing performance nationally.


About You

To be considered for this role you will have a proven background working in Hardware or a Consumer Goods environment in a National Business or Category Manager capacity.  Ideally you will also possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Marketing, Commerce, Business or related discipline
  • Strong people management experience
  • Well developed communication (both written & verbal), presentation and negotiation skills
  • High level of Initiative, Innovation and Self Management
  • Outstanding project management and execution skills, including stakeholder management
  • Strategic thinking combined with  broad commercial acumen
  • Ability and experience to lead and deliver in a matrix organisation
  • High level of strategic influencing skills
  • Successful track record of delivery

How to Apply

To pursue this opportunity please apply now or for a confidential discussion, please call Duncan on 0800 238 589.

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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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