Kellogg Key Account Manager in WOODMEAD, South Africa

Grow with us as our Australia and New Zealand business takes the lead in the cereals and snacks arena. This is a rare opportunity for a business savvy and passionate Key Account Manager to work on our biggest grocery accounts.

Your expertise, drive and resilience will enable you develop and execute effective strategies to achieve profitable growth for Kellogg’s Breakfast products. You will be targeted to achieve company volume, net sales and profit objectives. Be a part of the united values and collaborative culture at Kellogg!


In your role, as a dynamic and driven Key Account Manager you will be part of our success by:

  • Delivering the company’s Breakfast trade strategy at a National level for a major grocery customer

  • Execution of business programs

  • Delivery of budget objectives & financial management

  • Integrated Business Planning and Business visibility

  • Customer visibility & performance

  • Working closely with our field selling team to drive execution of programs


As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in the role, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:


  • Have a successful FMCG, sales management, account management and field sales background within grocery

  • Previous experience on a major grocery account

  • Proven Account Management skills alongside solid leadership, strategic vision, planning and execution ability

  • Strong negotiating skills and computer literacy are pre-requisites (sufficient proficiency in al MS office applications as well as SAP, BW and Aztec)

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and presentation skills


  • Degree qualified


This is a very challenging position and works under pressure to deliver objectives in a highly competitive environment. The successful candidate must often handle multiple, changing and conflicting priorities including short-term monthly volume targets and balancing longer term (annual) targets. Flexibility is a must to accommodate extended work hours and overnight travel.

If you have the drive, passion and ambition to succeed as a professional within the dynamic FMCG industry then this is the role for you. An attractive salary package and great career opportunities are on offer for the successful candidate.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing an inclusive work environment that involves and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Title: Key Account Manager

Location: ZA-GT-Woodmead

Requisition ID: SAL007718

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: May 24, 2017, 4:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No