ANZ Channel Manager - Retail
Lenovo
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
6d ago

Position Description :

Lenovo is a US $50 billion global Fortune 500 company and we rank #212, and aleader in providing innovative consumer, commercial and enterprisetechnologies.

Globally, our product lines include a full range of commercialand consumer PCs, servers and workstations, and a family of mobile internetdevices including tablets and smart phones.

  • We design and build our productsto bring progress to the world. Serving customers in more than 160 countries,we take our inspiration from the drive and imagination of the people who makethings happen;
  • our technology helps those who do, do better.

    At Lenovo we employ more than 60,000 people worldwide and our people share acommon aspiration to be the very best. Whether serving our customers, workingas a team or contributing to the community, we are working to build a uniquecompany.

    A company that delivers unparalleled products created and supportedby people with a wealth of different cultures and experiences.

    Our strengthlies in this diversity. We are dedicated to fostering an environment thatencourages entrepreneurism and ownership.

    A workplace where people's talentscan be challenged and their efforts recognized and rewarded. We employfantastic people come join the fun!

    We are seeking an experienced ANZ Channel Manager to join our Lenovo SmartDevices business group in ANZ. Reporting to the Director Smart Devices AsiaPacific, you will be a part of an exciting new business responsible for LenovoSmart Devices Consumer IoT category sales, marketing and business development.

    The ANZ Channel Manager will be responsible for managing existing retailpartnerships and develop new business opportunities for Lenovo Smart ConnectedDevices across Australia & New Zealand.

  • Responsible for managing sales, product marketing and tactical planningacross ANZ retail channel
  • Drive the business to balance revenue, profit, volume and market share goals
  • Build profitable growth plan to maximize market share and effectively managecost structure
  • Business development planning with key retailers to create new businessopportunities
  • Manage the longer term development of the retail accounts implementingstrategic account plans to grow new categories
  • Manage business relationship with key retailers at management and buyerlevel
  • Work with major retailer partners across ANZ to develop their multi-channeloffering in changing environment
  • Work collaboratively with retailers to develop joint partner plans to drivecategory development
  • Responsible for inventory management, supply chain efficiency, retailoperational alignment and financial claims
  • Develop and execute strategic account plans including retail programs withretailers including co-marketing, promotional activity, training programs andin store brand presence
  • Manage retail account product forecasting and advertising promotional plansto drive sell in sell out
  • Develop new business B2B opportunities across key segments
  • Responsible for inventory management, supply chain efficiency, retailoperational alignment and financial claims
  • Responsible for implementing training plans for retail sales force toeducate and build awareness of Lenovo brand / products
  • Responsible for account product assortment planning measured on share ofshelf and share of advertising voice
  • Coordinate quarterly business partner reviews
  • Identify and capitalize market opportunities for profitable growth
  • Articulate Lenovo‚Äôs value proposition to the retailers
  • The role is ideally suited to someone who is successful in a high performance,fast paced, results driven dynamic environment.

    Position Requirements :

  • Minimum 7+ years sales or category management experience in consumer retailIT / CE / Telco industry preferred.
  • Able to display a successful sales track record
  • Business planning skills, multidimensional
  • Financial planning and modelling skills, comfortable to manage businessplanning and reporting
  • Strong communication skills at senior management internally and externally
  • Knowledge of promotional marketing processes and practices
  • Strong understanding of ANZ market and retail channel
  • Financial business management ability and strong business acumen
  • Excellent retail / channel management skills and experience in developingstrategic partnerships
  • Understanding of retail organizations objectives and how to maximize salesresults
  • Anticipates, creates and defines innovative and visionary concepts instrategic environment
  • Excellent communication skills presentation, negotiation, closing, followthrough
  • Entrepreneurial approach, imaginative, passionate, approachable
  • Self-motivated team player with a strong drive for success
  • PowerPoint, Excel, Salesforce tactical skills
  • We are looking for a self-starter with strong written and verbalcommunication skills
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against anyemployee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age,religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basisof disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

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