Our Client: One of the leading conglomerates in the region is looking to hire a Sales Manager.
Your Role: You would come from a strong direct distribution model. Should have led a substantial team with proven ability to manage operations and formulate the glide path for the business for the future. Leading a sales force and van sales operations across the region and able to optimize, create efficiencies, build the capability of the team. Work closely as well with the modern trade customer to drive value added work and gain market share. Achieve the sales numbers to generate maximum volume and margin. Plan an effective go-to-market strategy which would optimize the assigned territory. Participate in budget setting to ensure sales budgets are reasonable and meet sales demand.
Must Haves: A track record of managing the Traditional Trade/Wholesale/Van Sales Channels and or Modern Trade channels. At least 6-8 years’ Sales, Account Management experience in the FMCG sector. Bachelors Degree in the related field. Man-management experience is required. Good knowledge and experience in marketing and brand-building activities. Excellent communication and presentation skills.
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 a 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