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Key Account Executive

Requisition ID:  7582

Introducing Suntory Oceania

Craft your future with Suntory Oceania, a new $3b multi-beverage partnership between Suntory Global Spirits and Suntory Beverage & Food. Underpinned by quality, craftsmanship and a strong sense of purpose, our exciting new partnership will be powered by two manufacturing sites, five distribution centres and more than 1500 Suntorians across Australia and New Zealand.

Our market-leading portfolio will have over 40 brands, including Jim Beam® and Maker's Mark® Bourbon, Hibiki® Japanese Whisky, Canadian Club® Whisky, -196, V Energy, Maximus, and Suntory BOSS Coffee. As One Suntory, we will be positioned as the fourth largest beverage player in the region, ready to ignite the category, creating more beverage moments from sunrise to sunset. Together, we will bring the best of Suntory to Oceania.

The Opportunity

The Key Account Executive is responsible for supporting the Foodstuffs Business Team in delivering against key business objectives. As a critical team member, you will be focused on delivering a high standard of work through careful attention to detail. 

In this role, you will be communicating with both customer and internal stakeholders daily. You will need to demonstrate critical thinking to solve problems whilst gaining great exposure to systems, analytics and operational elements. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a growth mindset that is looking to springboard their career within a high performing Commercial team.  


Key responsibilities include: 

  • End-to-end supply management into all customer distribution centres including full internal and external stakeholder management. 
  • Responsibility of the short-term forecast horizon and customer alignment.  
  • Support of the Foodstuffs business unit and wider Grocery & Retail team in the delivery of volume, net sales & profit targets. 

What's in your toolkit?

  • Ability to build and maintain strong interpersonal relationships. 
  • A growth mindset. 
  • Experience using Excel. 
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. 
  • Experience using systems (SAP, Promax, Circana) desirable but not required.   
  • Experience in account management or other relevant sales roles desirable, but not required. 
  • A positive attitude with a proactive focus on solutions. 
  • Creativity & curiosity in looking for & delivering efficiencies. 

Apart from free drinks to keep you energized, here’s what else we have to offer:

  • Grow your career – we like to promote from within and have incredible learning and development opportunities around the world 
  • Generous incentive to reward your hard work
  • An inclusive parental leave policy for both primary and secondary caregivers
  • Gradual return to work to help you transition back from parental leave
  • Flexible working – work the way that suits you
  • Free on site parking
  • Free life insurance and discounted health insurance
  • We are committed to giving back to our communities so we provide you with volunteer leaver to do so
  • We recognise your commitment to us by awarding additional leave

Unleash Your Spirit

As Suntorians we believe in Dreaming Big and Growing for Good. We take pride in our sustainability, diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, striving to grow responsibly and inclusively. Come be part of the Suntory family and Unleash Your Spirit.

We want our interview process to be as inclusive as possible. If you require any adjustments as part of the process, do not hesitate to let us know.

How to apply

Click apply to submit your CV. Applications close end of day Monday July 29, 2024.

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