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Job Title Sales Director
Location Lagos
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our Client : Our client a renowned name in the FMCG industry is looking for an ACE sales professional to lead and accelerate the growth in Nigeria. The organization has envisioned a steep acceleration of growth in Nigeria hence the incumbent needs to come armed with a proven track record in staying ahead of the curve.

Your Role : You would be responsible for building the sales and distribution capability, develop the strategy & policy related to pricing ,line up, credit terms, stock holding etc. Execute aggressive growth plans, deliver the planned net revenue ,company operating profit and net working capital on a consistent basis. Based on your knowledge, functional expertise and local market circumstances you would lead the development and implementation of focused, highly effective annual sales plans that ensure delivery of annual objectives.

Along with the GM you would develop a sales plan for each plan,lead the sales organization in implementing the sales plans, review results vs. targets. Leading the management of key customers and distributors. You would also be required 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: What will create the difference between your resume and another one.....the following points needs to reflected for the resume to get to a shortlist stage...

- Experience in Nigeria OR African Markets.

- Experience in consumer industry goods a must.

- Your resume should reflect "some major key achievements in emerging markets"

- 15+ years of experience . Your career should have gone through the entire nine yards of key accounts / traditional trade / trade marketing etc.

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.

Country Nigeria