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Country Manager: Snacks and Cereals – BOKOMO NAMIBIA (PTY) LTD

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Job Specifications:

Reporting to the Executive Sales the Country Manager: Snacks and Cereals will be responsible for the entire Snacks and Cereals portfolio in Namibia with regards to key accounts, category management, planning & forecasting, promotions, space allocation, spend, reporting and administration.

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Commercial acumen and an entrepreneur’s mindset
  • Detailed knowledge of Namibian consumers, customers, sales channels and markets
  • Proven FMCG track record with broad sales skills in customer relationship management, key accounts, category management, merchandising, sales execution, planning & forecasting, sales reporting and developing new business.
  • The ability to deliver strong sales growth in a complex multi brand sales environment

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the sales of Snacks & Cereals products from within the range offered by the company to Key Account Customers, including but not limited to listing, ranging and management and control of product masters.
  • Develop and gain agreement for and implement sales plan by Key Account Customers and ensure execution by Field Sales.
  • Manage & control in-store execution to achieve the trade standards and every day great execution. This will include, but will not be limited to outlet ranging, price management, visibility and in store promotions.
  • Implement trading terms with customers
  • Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly rolling volume forecasts for Planning & Replenishment purposes.
  • Conduct frequent and comprehensive field audits and prepare and submit regular trade reports.

Qualification and Preferred Traits

  • Degree or Diploma in Commerce, Marketing or Sales
  • Minimum of 8 years’ management experience in Key Accounts or Field Sales
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience in a multi brand FMCG environment
  • Valid Code B Namibian driver’s license
  • MS applications with advanced Excel skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate and convey key messages by phone, email and face-to-face
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Personal resilience, with the ability to self-motivate
  • Experience of working to targets and deadlines
  • Ability to work under own initiative

Please submit your curriculum vitae and certified copies of qualifications with a cover letter clearly indicating the position you are applying for to e-mail:

Email: hrnamibia@bokomonamibia.com.na

 

Closing Date: 21 January 2022

– Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No documents will be returned

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