Strategic Development Manager - Milk

Glanbia Performance Nutrition (Kilkenny, Ireland) 20 days ago

Glanbia Ireland is an ambitious, integrated agri-food and nutrition business, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands.

Glanbia Ireland owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, , Glanbiaconnect.com, and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 

It processes a milk pool of almost three billion litres from 21 counties and exports high quality dairy and agri ingredients as well as products to over 100 countries. It is the largest buyer and user of Irish grain.

Reporting to the Head of Milk Pool Development and Innovation based in Kilkenny, this role will ideally commence February 2021 and have responsibility for providing critical support as a feed into strategic planning and as a support to the decision making process of the commercial function along with project management of key initiatives / programmes. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and be responsible for the development and delivery of innovative new schemes, services and key initiatives, supporting the strategic growth plan
  • Construct and project manage Schemes through cross functional collaboration to derive tailored customer price risk management solutions.
  • Implement these Schemes with our Suppliers and support the Regional Managers in their responsibility to deliver these schemes to our supply base.
  • Prepare and deliver key presentations to Senior stakeholders.
  • Support the Regional Managers in the delivery of best in class farm relations.
  • Input into the strategy development and implementation process.
  • Review accounting treatments and compliance reporting processes and coordinate the implementation of actions / activities as required
  • With support from Finance Business Partners co-ordinate input from the relevant functions for the monthly reporting packs.

Key Requirements:

  • An accounting and/or related third level qualification.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a relevant finance/business analyst role.
  • In depth understanding of the dairy industry would be a distinct advantage.
  • Solid knowledge and experience in Excel, Powerpoint and Word also an advantage.
  • Strong business report writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and manage tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build and maintain good working relationships at all levels in an organisation.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Excellent commercial and financial acumen.
  • Proven track record of analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Self motivated with a proven track record of working on own initiative

Glanbia Ireland is a joint venture 60% owned by Glanbia Co-op and 40% owned by Glanbia plc. With annual revenue of €1.9 billion, Glanbia Ireland has 11 processing plants, 52 agri branches and over 2,000 employees.

If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date resume.


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