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Job Title Country Sales Manager
Location Lagos
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description Our Client: A renowned name in the FMCG industry who offers a rewarding career is looking to hire seasoned sales professionals who will join them as a Country Manager.

Your Role: We need a dynamic professional who carries over 10+ years of experience in sales, business development, distribution management and CRM. You would come from a strong direct distribution model, should have led a substantial team, should have the proven ability to manage operations and formulate the glide path for the business for the future. Industry experience could be from consumer goods / fmcg industries...as long as there is a substantial length and breadth of experience in wholesale and retail to drive a business which is rapidly on the upward swing.These are a few areas that would be key for the incumbent to drive...Strategic Planning: Taking from concept to implementation strategies for developing and expanding market share Work cross functionally to be able to address issues and arrive at cohesive solutions.Distribution Management: Optimize, review and ramp up the current operations to drive weighted & numeric distribution.Business Development: Identify growth opportunities, align teams to deliver to the same. Ability to look at the larger picture when formulating plans for the future. Direct sales distribution experience is an absolute must have.

Must Haves: MBA preferably with 10+ years of holistic and qualitative sales experience in any industry supporting direct sales & distribution.Astute professional who carries not only operational excellence but the ability to put strategy plans together as well. Prior experience in developing and deploying RTM strategies would be great to have.Excellent communicator who can not only influence but can present to a Board as well. Fluency in English

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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