Our Client: Our client is a well-known established name in the FMCG distributor world.
Your Role: As Head of Sales, you will shape the future growth of the branded business across channels delivering against target and growing market share. Leading the Modern Trade and Traditional Trade channel strategy, focus would be to strengthen the modern trade business. Being a fast moving and vibrant environment the incumbent will excel in building partnerships with internal and all external stakeholders. You will strive for excellence and continuous personal development in the management of yourself and the distribution team. This role is integral for the company's growth, developing customer relations in conjunction with managing Field Sales teams and distributor teams. Prior experience in trade marketing is essential. Leadership skills would be also on high priority as you lead a large team and negotiations with the principals.
Must Have: We're looking for seasoned Sales Managers who have been through the ups and downs during varied states of the markets; having learnt to be a Solution Seeker!
You will have managed local or global FMCG brands, led all the channels during your successful sales experience in UAE. Well qualified and relevant experience of at least 15-18 years is essential.
With engaging communication skills, you will have the confidence to provide advice and education to customers on, in-store discipline and retailer engagement.
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