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Job Title Country Manager
Location Nairobi
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our client: leading Multinational in the consumer goods industry is looking out for a seasoned professional to manage their business in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. The region is growing for them and needs a person who can aggressively drive market share.

Your role: Need a well-rounded professional with excellent stints in Sales, Marketing & Operations. A leader with team management skills. Responsible for building a long-term business plan for SSA and complete accountability for the P&L of the business. Stakeholder management, Sales Forecasting, Channel Management, Distributor Management, Key account management, Responsible for top-line growth and net profits of the region. Develop a strong route to market strategies with strong implementation, lead the sales organization in implementing the sales plans, review results vs. targets. Leading the management of key customers and distributors. It would also require you to lead the design, staffing and training of the sales organization. Champion innovative ideas and solutions, develop the sales capacity of the sales organization through leadership and coaching.

Must have: Experience in a senior sales role with a performance-driven organisation. Strong go-to-market experience. Sound P&L/Commercial acumen, powerful experience in key account management and distributor management. Strong leadership skills, visionary, focused on expansion. Someone who keeps a bigger picture in mind.

Managing Expectations: At Mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but as a thumb rule if you do not hear from us in 7-8 working days post applying for the role then the resume has not been shortlisted and would be kept on the database for other roles.

Look forward to a long term relationship…Mindfield…making a difference

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