Accolade Wines Australia
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won nearly 9,000 international wine show awards in the last decade.
About the role
The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines.
We are now recruiting for a General Manager Grape Bulk Sourcing ANZ to join our Supply Chain and Operations Team. Providing strategic leadership, this role is responsible for the sourcing of all Bulk Wine and Grapes within the ANZ network, including owned and leased vineyard operations. You will ensure our bulk wine and grape sourcing meets the required supply and demand at agreed sourcing levels. This will create flexibility and inventory management to deliver the optimal outcome for the business in both price and quality.
You will be based in our Adelaide office, with flexibility to work from home.
This role is full-time and permanent.
Key responsibilities include:
Futureproof supply and demand balancing across Grape and Bulk Wine Supply.
Manage capital expenditure and deliver paybacks and returns to the business.
Establish and deliver a High Performing Team and an optimal structure across Bulk & Grape Supply in ANZ.
Deliver the long-term strategy for Grape & Bulk Wine Sourcing.
Manage and deliver the optimal outcome for the business from Grower contracts.
Ensure COGs targets and budgets are achieved and cost management delivered within fiscal year.
Build a Value Creation pipeline for the next 3+ years across Grape & Bulk sourcing.
Drive and lead an optimal Vintage Intake Plan working collaboratively with sites and key leads (both Growers & AW).
Ensure Grape Payments are managed and accurate delivering optimal cash outcomes.
Ensure that compliance with policies & procedures are met to avoid business risk.
What you’ll bring:
Track record of building a High Performing Team.
Strong Leadership credentials.
Minimum 10 years’ experience across Grape Sourcing & Bulk Wine Sourcing.
Tertiary Degree and/or Business Management Qualification.
Viticulture or Wine Qualification advantageous.
Strong relationship management, negotiation skills and a passion for wine!
What you can expect:
An annual wine allowance, on top of your salary!
You heard right – you’ll get money to spend on our amazing wines, as well as a fantastic range of benefits including a gym subsidy and employee assistance program. Plus, a whole host of career opportunities across the world.
Want to see our fabulous bottling site in the UK, and find out more about our products? Watch us in action here: https://player.vimeo.com/video/296545118
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