Commercial Manager

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Job Description







 Key Leadership Role
 Based in Apia, Samoa
 Salary Range SAT90,000.00 – SAT$110,000.00 per annum


Our rapidly growing brewery is looking for a creative, motivated and experienced Commercial Manager to oversee day-to-day operations and garner new business. The ideal candidate should be excited about the opportunity to identify, pursue and capture new business opportunities both locally and internationally.


Reporting directly to the General Manager, this role will lead all commercial activity in Apia and the Pacific. As a key member of the leadership team, you will create business development opportunities for Taula Beverages Co. Ltd. and manage these initiatives through to successful conclusion.


This self-starter role takes a hands-on part in generating and executing commercial business development and sales growth activity for an innovative brewing and packaging solution.



 Provide high-level commercial decision support and financial advice to assist the General Manager with timely decision making.  Seek innovative ways to streamline and automate current processes to maximize efficiency and increase market share.

 Identify opportunities to expand the business, including through partnerships, joint ventures and new markets. This will involve visiting our neighbouring Pacific Islands to identify potential markets for Taula™ products and the possibility of setting up Taula™ breweries.
 Analyse sales, marketing, finance and other reports to gain insights into how to improve performance and maximize growth.
 Analyse the business performance, including the profitability, revenue, pricing and cost of goods sold.
 Must understand essential Financial and Marketing metrics
 Maintain sustainable and productive relationships with existing clients.
 Assess risks involved with new initiatives, ensure deadlines are met and be ready to handle unexpected situations.
 Partnering with business managers to drive financial performance.
 Supporting the Sales and Marketing department by conducting analyses of commercial opportunities.
 Preparing models to assess future profitability of identified opportunities
 Taking a lead role in solving commercial issues that may arise


You must have:

 Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline.
 At least 5 years of experience in business development, customer management, sales or related field; must have a proven track record in a similar commercial role.
 Experience in preparing, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts with large entities; and a background in negotiation and management.
 Sound knowledge of the legislation and other factors impacting on the operations of shipping ports, and experience in working with government agencies would be well regarded.
 Your sound project management and organizational skills will be matched by a hands-on approach to meet team objectives.
 Must be very fluent in Excel spreadsheet use and data processing
 Must be Data and Marketing driven
 Strong communication, sales and presentation skills
 Ability to multitask and prioritize projects.


If you believe you have what it takes to be an extremely creative Commercial Manager, apply now!


Submit your applications with CV by 5.00pm Friday 23rd August 2019:


Attention:         General Manager
                            Taula Beverages Company Limited
                            Taufusi or email: HR@ahliki.com


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