Use your commercial experience to help grow New Zealand companies internationally bigger better and faster for the good of New Zealand. The successful candidate for this role will be based in Nelson, covering the Nelson and Marlborough region.
Who we are:
NZTE is New Zealand's international business development agency. Existing for one purpose – to grow New Zealand businesses internationally. The Customer Manager role will involve developing strong relationships with a diverse portfolio of customers in a mixed sector, predominately in the F&B and Specialised Manufacturing industry.
What you’ll be doing:
Your customers will be growth focussed exporters, and you will be engaging with them to plan and deliver a work programme which will strengthen their confidence and capability to export internationally. In order to build a work program together you will need to have a collaborative and outcomes focussed working style. Additionally, you will need the ability to be a problem solver and connect your customers to the right experts to address challenges and raise opportunities. Experience in the F&B and/or Specialised Manufacturing sector would be beneficial.
What you’ll need to be successful:
You will be enthusiastic, a strong communicator and have the ability to not only build rapport but develop strong and trusted relationships. Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and connect with the broader NZTE team will be paramount. You will possess passion and energy to help regional businesses succeed on the global stage. The successful person for this role will need to be truly customer centric, that means you will really understand your customers' opportunities and challenges, including sharing the same beliefs and plan. This will be done by connecting to our customers with empathy, credibility and commercial reality.
Why you’ll love working here:
You will be exposed to an array of businesses across different sectors. Additionally, you will be joining a team of commercially astute individuals who learn from each other’s depth of experience and have a strong commitment to lifting New Zealand's economic performance.
If you are innovative, driven, a little adventurous and enjoy working in regional New Zealand, please apply now! Applications will close at 3pm on Friday 8th November 2019.
We believe New Zealand is good for the world. We were the last to be discovered but the first to give women the vote. A country embracing its diverse landscapes and even greater diversity of its people. At NZTE it’s all about the people. We work flexibly at NZTE and we’re keen to talk to you about what that might mean for you in this role. We’re deeply connected to the diversity of our people across the globe and embrace how that drives our organisation and the country forward.