About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations: Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand

Job Function: 01 - Sales

Department: 01 - 07 - Strategic / Key Accounts

Date Published: 13-Sep-2021

Job Type: Temporary

Description & Requirements

About the role

Help us to continue our Iconic association with the New Zealand food market. This is an opportunity to run a customer category with one of our major retail partners- and in doing so guide the future of one of New Zealand’s most iconic brand portfolios. But that’s just the start- at Heinz Wattie's as far as our job criteria goes- all we are interested in is how awesome you are- and your potential to be even better: if you want to learn and excel we believe there is no finer place to do that with local and global FMCG job opportunities from New Zealand. 

Responsibilities:

  • Owning the P&L of a portfolio of categories in one of our customer teams.
  • Partnering with one of the biggest retailers in New Zealand to lead- innovate in and grow your businesses
  • Leading cross functional partners to deliver for your business
  • Ensuring the development and execution of  our joint customer business plan in conjunction with the wider sales team
  • Customer focused- the Account Manager will need to build strong cross functional relationships within the business including category- demand and trade finance teams

About you:

  • Ideally 2 years’ experience of working in a commercial environment demonstrating commercial excellence
  • Ambition that cannot be stemmed.
  • Impatience for brilliance.
  • As a future leader- hunger to be your best self and deliver for your people.
  • Unshakable integrity and self-belief.
  • 2-4 years’ experience of working in a commercial environment demonstrating how awesome you are

Benefits program:

We empower our people to own their work- and it’s true our employees are our competitive advantage – so we take care of our Kraft Heinz family with our ‘Live Well’ benefits program:

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work
  • Free Food - our kitchen is fully stocked with our products for you to enjoy!
  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration
  • Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars
  • Volunteering – volunteer days with Foodbank- meal packing events for our Global partner Rise Against Hunger
  • Keeping Fit – join our Run Club and sign up for discounted gym memberships & classes
  • Purchase Leave – purchase additional annual leave at the beginning of each calendar year
  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So- if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply!

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