Commercial Business Development Manager - Melbourne Market Authority

Location Melbourne C B D
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-1903-94413-8
Posted about 13 hours ago
  • Draw upon your entrepreneurial vision to enhance revenue
  • Engage with diverse stakeholder groups
  • Executive remuneration package
Melbourne Market is Victoria’s wholesale fruit, vegetable and cut flower trading centre, one of six central fresh produce markets in Australia and fundamental to Australia’s fresh produce industry. Operating from a new purpose-built modern environmentally focused facility in Epping, the Market provides a critical link between growers, wholesalers, retailers and the fresh produce supply chain. More than 5,000 businesses use the Market as a base, buying and selling fresh produce for distribution across Victoria and Australia.

Reporting to the CEO of the Melbourne Market Authority (MMA), this role will see you explore potential business development opportunities which enhance revenue for MMA and may include introducing new products, partnerships and promotions as well as property development opportunities. Furthermore, you will focus on enhancing the brand of the Market through traditional and social media marketing. You will provide expert advice to the Board, CEO and senior executive on key strategic and operational matters including the cost of doing business as well as providing business cases to further strengthen MMA’s position in the future.
To be successful in this role, MMA are seeking a strategic leader who demonstrates commercial nous to successfully deliver outcomes. You will be adept at forming relationships with your key stakeholder groups including: industry bodies, traders and customers. The role will focus on driving innovation and building relationships with both public and private sector partners. An established leader, you bring a diverse range of experience across sectors, having ideally worked in a property or asset setting somewhere in the past. Trust and honesty are two qualities you live by and something which has seen you establish a positive reputation for building partnerships and achieve extraordinary outcomes as a result. 
To apply please upload your CV or for a confidential discussion, please call Seamus Scanlon on 03 9929 9589 or Melanie Pecanek on 03 9929 9587. For a copy of the role profile, please email