Our Client: A global name in the FMCG segment, they have ambitious growth plans in the Africa region
Your Role: The Sales Manager, South West Nigeria, National Key Accounts and E-Commerce is responsible for the sales performance in the South West Region of Nigeria as well as developing and actualizing the Client’s Strategic Game Plan in National Modern Retail stores and E-commerce channel. He/ She will be located in Lagos and will assist the Country Manager in delivering the overall regions sales objectives, whilst supervising, fine-tuning and monitoring the execution of campaigns. The Sales Manager takes pro-active initiative to seize every opportunity to increase the sales performance in accordance with the company’s policies and strategies This includes responsibility for development of short, medium and long term strategies, people development as well as strategic business partnering.
Must Have: Since our client has a very open, value based and empowered culture they like to hire people who are calculated risk takers, open to challenging status quo for business betterment, can think in and out of the box, most importantly can work independently and do not require micro management. Ability to take decisions based on data and market knowledge is essential. Bachelor’s Degree with 10+ years’ experience in FMCG industry. Strong experience trade marketing. Passionate and self driven sales professional with extensive experience (minimum 8 years) in the FMCG industry preferably within multinationals would be mandatory - for starters. Nigeria experience mandatory for the role.
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 respond we will. Look forward to a long term relationship. …..mindfield ..making a difference .