We’re Hiring!

We require a highly organised and motivated Area Manager to join our friendly team at the NPD Head Office in Richmond.

Join a winning team at NPD

NPD Ltd is a NZ owned and operated distributor of Mobil fuel and Castrol lubricants with our Head Office based in Nelson.

NPD is a well-respected industry leader delivering the highest quality service and equipment in the South Island for over fifty years.

With an uncompromising focus on delivering the best solutions to every customer, NPD prides itself on developing meaningful customer relationships. Testament to this is the longevity of these relationships and the true reach of the company.

We are never afraid to challenge the status quo and have an unrelenting focus on innovation.

We continually push the market in delivering the highest quality equipment through ongoing research and development.

NPD employs over 100 staff in the South Island and now has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Area Manager to join the Sales Team based in Nelson.

About the role:

As an Area Manager for NPD, you will be focused on maximising opportunities with existing customers, promoting the company and its’ brands to new customers, and building long-term relationships while navigating a highly competitive market.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Achieving sales targets
  • Managing existing customer relationships
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships within the business
  • Manage call cycles and monthly reports
  • Monitor and understand the current market
  • Provide accurate and timely forecasts of future demands in your region
  • Provide accurate and timely proposals to our clients.

About you:

The successful candidate will be someone who is passionate about delivering superior sales and solutions performance. You will have practical experience on how to effectively grow and get the most out of a territory and its customer base.

You will know how to forge solid business relationships and have the ability to convert leads in a timely effective manner.

You will have:

  • 5-7 years minimum B2B experience in a similar competitive industry
  • A level head with exemplary standards of ethical conduct
  • A strong commercial business acumen
  • A positive and goal orientated attitude
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • The ability to work well in a strong proven team environment
  • Proven motivation and time management skills.

Working for NPD gives you:

  • A supportive and capable team environment
  • Strong branding with quality products and services
  • Excellent remuneration package commensurate with performance and experience
  • A comprehensive medical and income insurance package
  • Excellent working conditions in a professional, long-standing family business with an excellent reputation for providing quality service and expertise.

To apply for this position online by sending us a completed NPD application form along with your CV.

For further information or questions on the position please contact Aaron Skeggs (mailto:aaron@npd.co.nz).

Job title

Area Manager


Richmond, Nelson

Position Type

Full Time / Permanent