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Director Of Supplier Development

Company: Johnson Brothers Liquor Company
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description: We are seeking the new corporate role of Director of Supplier Development, in St. Paul, MN or Remote, to join our Supplier Performance Team. The Director of Supplier Development is responsible for prospecting, identifying, and developing relationship with new suppliers and brands. Designed to strategically partner with new brands and suppliers across our markets, using Category Insights, Market Demographics, Consumer Shopping Data, etc. to maximize opportunities for the Johnson Brothers Enterprise. Core Responsibilities: Prospect, Identify and Develop Relationships with new Brands and Suppliers Utilizing Data and Insights to determine exciting and productive new ventures First point of contact corporately for new supplier inquiries Ability to vet for the right opportunities in the right markets Lead new business opportunities through a defined Gate Stage process, analyzing the value and opportunities Ability to communicate effectively throughout our markets and Commercial Leadership Team, regarding new opportunities Drive profitable and margin accretive outcomes for our company through the expansion of our portfolio Assist total Johnson Brothers enterprise and individual markets onboarding new brands and suppliers All necessary new paperwork Price and Promotion- Baseline Margin expectations New Item Set Up Upload of historical data Etc. Continue to drive performance and growth of 'incubator' brands and suppliers Both, organically through Execution and expansion of further Markets Help to develop contractual safeguards during New Supplier On Boarding Additional Responsibilities: Assist in Request for Proposal opportunities for both new and current suppliers Assist in Supplier On Boarding Process; Working across functions with PDS, Operations, Purchasing, Sales, Finance, Etc. Assist and lead in the Corporate Management of other key supplier partners Annual Business Planning and Risk Mitigation Performance Management Profitability Analysis Utilizing Data and Insights to Drive Outcomes Conduit between Supplier and our Branches Etc. Preferred Requirements: 4 Year Degree Brand/Supplier management experience 5+ Years of Experience in Beverage Alcohol Industry Excellent written and verbal communication skills & comfortable communicating with all levels, including Senior Level Leadership Excellent organizational skills & attention to detail with a high sense of urgency, initiative & proactive planning Ability to think critically & solve problems Capable of leading change Strong presentation skills & ability to guide business conversations Data & Fact driven ways of working Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools; specifically Excel & Power Point Worker Sub-Type: Regular Time Type: Full time

Keywords: Johnson Brothers Liquor Company, St. Paul , Director Of Supplier Development, Executive , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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