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Admin & Planning Executive

Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Citywest, D, IE

Company: Glanbia




Administration & Planning Executive 


Rooted in our rich heritage of family farming and embedded in our communities, Glanbia Ireland has evolved to bring the passion of our farmers and their high-quality ingredients to the world. Using modern-day technology and applying the best processes to our milk pool of three billion litres and our outstanding grains portfolio, we export innovative products and tailored ingredient solutions to more than 100 countries. We nurture a talented team of over 2,000 people to manage our network of 11 processing plants and 52 agri branches, serving our communities and delivering annual revenues of around €2 billion.


Glanbia Ireland owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, mymilkman.ie, Glanbiaconnect.com, countrylife.ie and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 

Glanbia Ireland’s award winning direct to consumer channel comprises the e-commerce platform ‘mymilkman.ie,’ and the traditional offline doorstep channel.   The business has achieved major industry recognition in recent years for its direct to consumer division - winning the ‘E-commerce Business of the Year’ award in 2018 (All Ireland Marketing Awards), and Website of the Year at the 2019 Digital Media Awards.


 The role of ‘Administration and Planning Executive’ will support the Doorstep Acquisition team in its function of recruiting residential customers to the local milk delivery service.   The successful candidate will lead the territory planning process – identifying key target areas for the field sales teams, as well as managing the administration function for the acquisition team - which will involve working with 3rd party agencies, processing daily/weekly reports, and monitoring team KPI’s. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the administration function for the residential canvassing team – including daily, weekly and monthly tasks.
  • Produce regular reports and KPI updates, to ensure delivery of targets.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the delivery of sales targets.
  • In conjunction with the sales team, oversee the territory planning function – identifying target areas for canvassing, and agreeing plans with sales managers/ agent distributors – to achieve overall business objectives.
  • Utilise new planning and targeting tools to help prioritise territories, to optimise canvassing resources.
  • Work with the doorstep acquisition team to ensure the set up and delivery of the weekly canvassing plan by ‘channel’.
  • Oversee the tracking of the customer audit – including updating of customer churn.
  • Work closely with Customer Acquisition manager in the planning and delivery of targets for specific selling channels.
  • Supporting the administration functions in the processing of invoices, reconciliations of rebates, and budget management.


Key Requirements:

  • Business qualification preferable.
  • Attention to Detail – has a strong command of detail, and is comfortable dealing with, and processing with large amounts of data.
  • Inter personal savvy - Relates well to all kinds of people - up, down and sideways, inside and outside of the Organisation; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact, can diffuse even high tension situations comfortably.
  • Planning - Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task / people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results
  • Drive for Results - Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Computer skills to ECDL or similar – experience with PSI technology preferable.


If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date resume.


Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Glanbia Ireland embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.


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At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.