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Technical Manager - Agriculture and Welfare Australia
• Be part of our exciting turnaround journey
• Lead the agriculture and welfare technical and sustainability programmes for Coles brand
• Melbourne based opportunity
Coles is one of Australia's leading retail organisations, with more than 100,000 team members and over 2,100 stores nationwide. For more than 90 years, Coles has been a highly regarded and much loved part of Australian life. And while we’re immensely proud of our history, we’re also very excited about the future.
We're changing the way we do business. We want to create the best retail experience for our customers. We need innovative and perceptive people to join some of the greatest minds in global retail and help us develop and increase the success and profitability of our business.
We are committed to growing our Coles brand offer with a focus on innovative product development and sustainability. In this role you will be the company expert on agriculture, aquaculture and welfare. Building on our successes with HGP free beef and sow stall free pork, you will lead the development of strategies designed to underpin our brand credentials and create innovative offers for customers
You will responsible for initiating programmes in line with customer expectations, developing management frameworks to support and then implementing these across our supply base with a mind for commercial practicalities. In this role you will liaise closely with internal stakeholders, NGOs and government to gain support and where necessary endorsement for the Coles brand positions
Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships in these areas are vital. We are looking for extensive experience working within agriculture and/or aquaculture. Particular evidence of having successfully led and implemented commercially viable change programmes will be to your advantage. The ability to communicate across a wide and diverse stakeholder group is vital as is the vision to create a sustainable future for Coles in these arenas.
If you enjoy being part of the bigger picture and really want to make a difference, help us create an even better shopping experience for 20 million Australians.
Be a part of the transformation, start a conversation with Coles.
Visit our website www.colescareers.com.au and apply online today under job 537523.
For confidential enquiries please contact Martin Hastwell, Executive Recruitment Manager, on +61 3 9829 4068 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Visa sponsorship and relocation assistance will be offered to successful candidates