Produce Business Development Manager in Dallas / Ft. Worth TX

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Produce Business Development Manager- Central Market- Dallas


 Central Market is a specialty grocery that started in Austin, TX in 1994 and has grown to 9 locations in Texas.
What makes Central Market one of the freshest markets in the country? Try a sumptuous selection of everything edible, for starters. We go straight to the source to bring you the finest food and drink the world has to offer. With hundreds of cheeses, thousands of wines, acres of produce, and aisles of experts, Central Market is a foodie's wonderland. Our commitment beyond the plate is another reason we're a cut above. We believe food is a way of uniting families and communities, of preserving cultures, and of starting new traditions. Each of our nine stores is a market in the truest sense is a place to exchange goods, services and ideas for those really into food.

Job Summary: Responsible for all business development activity within specified divisions/product lines
Essential Functions / Process Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned as necessary:
-Develops strategies for categories
-Participates in product development
-Creates cluster/space plans and Store Assortment plans for execution
-Negotiates costs with vendors
-Works collaboratively with Pricing, Retailing Services, Supply Chain, Product Information, and other related areas
-Plans budget and develops strategies for achievement of plans
-Builds collaborative relationships with suppliers
-Participates in corporate promotions
-Works with Product Flow, H-E-B Supply Chain and Suppliers to ensure consistency of supply and service level objectives
-Communicates effectively with all other functional departments
-Works within work processes and influences improvements
-Understands complexities of all aspects of product/commodity ('Seed to Stomach' in applicable categories)
Education and Experience preferred
-Bachelor's degree in Business or related field, Master's degree preferred
-6+ yrs of related experience
-Demonstrated ability to manage people for efficiency
-Demonstrated success in working complex issues with senior management
-Advanced level knowledge of computer software packages including use of PCs, Microsoft Office Software, H-E-B systems, internet and e-mail
-Previous negotiation experience preferred
-Must have management experience in retail distribution and inventory management.
Key Competencies preferred
-Strong multi-tasking and attention to detail skills
-Ability to work in a team environment
-Ability to make key decisions on a daily basis
-Show initiative and willingness to take risks
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to manage people for efficiency
Physical and Other Requirements
-Function in a fast-paced, retail, office environment
-Sit for an extended period of time
-Travel by airplane or car with overnight stays
-Work extended hours

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30 Days

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