Business Development Manager

Posted a month ago
Full Time

Job Description

Why Sysco?

Inclusive and Diverse work environment! You will learn, challenge yourself and contribute to the success of thousands of customers. Compensation at Sysco begins with a competitive salary, employees who contribute to the success of the company through hard work, ideas, enthusiasm and results are rewarded during annual merit reviews. Flexible and comprehensive health and dental coverage that each associate may customize A competitive pension plan that is flexible to meet your retirement saving needs. Discount on food and related products Role:

This position is responsible for the improvement of Sysco’s market share position and achieving financial growth by executing long-term strategic goals, prioritizing the use of advanced analytics and other forms of lead generation while leveraging Sysco’s Salesforce platform, and negotiating contracts to secure new business. By utilizing a team-selling approach, the Business Development Manager (BDM) will engage a cross-functional team to create a comprehensive strategy that meets the prospect’s needs. Leveraging these resources, the Business Development Manager fosters relationships with prospects and transitions these accounts to the sales force during onboarding.

Role Responsibilities:

· Deliver the agreed upon new business plan in alignment with the district and/or region’s financial goals

· Work with the regional sales leaders on the development of a comprehensive business development strategy

· Leverage advanced analytics insights to prioritize opportunities and develop business development strategy

· Responsible to prioritize intel opportunities being recommended by other sales team members (processed through Sysco Salesforce platform with leadership approval)

· Accountable to build creative and effective sales plan to capitalize on multi-segment opportunities identified by advanced analytics

· Leverage the expertise and skills of a cross-functional sales team to quickly address prospects’ unique concerns, build trust, and shorten sales cycles

· Coordinate the proposal process for local contracts that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns and objectives

· Collaborate with sales team to expand business development efforts, including assisting other sales team members secure key accounts in efforts to achieve annual profit plan

· Review weekly, monthly and quarterly sales objectives and results for target accounts and prepare action plans where improvement is needed

· Gather information on emerging market and foodservice industry trends to understand the competitive landscape and top position Sysco for increased effectiveness in securing new business

· Develop strong working relationships with brokers, distributors, and foodservice industry peers

· Record data and activity on prospect accounts within Sysco Salesforce platform

· Identify opportunities for promotions, additional services, and distribution avenues that will lead to an increase in sales

· Present to and consult with senior level management on trends in the foodservice industry

· Attend sales meetings, food shows, customer events etc. and provide feedback

· Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:

· Minimum of five (5+) years’ work experience in a sales role with a proven track record, experience in food services industry is an asset

· Completion of post-secondary education or equivalent experience, CPSA designation is preferred

· Solid analytical problem-solving skills, including familiarity with analyzing reports and deriving insights from data

· Ability to express information in terms of profit and loss, food cost and expense ratio

· Strong financial acumen and ability to properly plan and execute business plans

· Flexible; readily accepts change; open to new ideas

· Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with and influence a variety of key stakeholders

· Strong communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with internal and external teams

· Ability to understand and manage compliance to contracts

· Ability to learn the use of proprietary CRM tools for planning and forecasting sales growth

· Demonstrated ability to deliver against deadlines and produce high-quality results (accuracy, thoroughness in the deliverables they are producing)

· Business and restaurant operations acumen to manage sophisticated customers

· Demonstrated experience with building trust with a prospective customer and securing new business

· Demonstrated skills in the area of consultative selling, networking and negotiations

· Valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle may be required.

· Travel approx. 80%

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $50,000.00-$100,000.00 per year


Company pension Dental care Disability insurance Discounted or free food Employee assistance program Employee stock purchase plan Extended health care Flextime Life insurance On-site gym Paid time off RRSP match Tuition reimbursement Wellness program Work from home Schedule:

8 hour shift Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay

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