Sales Manager - German Markets, FMCG

Recruiter
Quest Search and Selection Ltd
Location
Basildon
Salary
27000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting Sales Manageropportunity has arisen to join one of the market leading food distributor in the UK. This business is well known within FMCG and retail brands across the UK & Europe and distributes major household brands and offers genuine competitive prices through their own fast and efficient supply chain to get stock out quickly.

This position is for the German retail market and the role is to sells across the Euro discounters. will be well suited to someone who is a passionate about building relationships across international markets, account management & new business development with a track record of success within the consumer food, household or health & beauty sectors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver revenue growth by opening new supplier relationships with retailer, wholesalers and distributors and working to develop supplier partnerships.
  • Ensure negotiations lead to profitable conclusion to both parties
  • Monitoring competitor activity and helping shape trading policy.
  • Negotiating preferred or approved purchasing agreements for repeat business.
  • Following KPI's that are based on new and existing business revenue and profits
  • Working with the existing buying & supply chain team to make sure that products are shipped up quickly and efficiently.
  • Planning field trips and market visits and attending exhibitions and trade shows

Key Requirements

  • Similar Business Development, National Account Management experience within a food, wholesale or another FMCG brand.
  • Must be German speaking
  • Track record of developing new business
  • Have presented business plans and pitching for new business for clients
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Shows tenacity and resilience to reflect the sales nature of the position
  • Ability to travel to Germany regularly
  • Full Driving license
  • Logical, numerate, strong Microsoft Office skills

This is a great opportunity to work for a market leader and be able to progress within an organisation that there is real development and financial gains in a meritocratic environment. If you feel you have the right skills (including language skills) and experience within the German market for this position please apply today quoting the reference 103140.

Due to the high-volume applications, we will unfortunately only be able to respond to candidates shortlisted for interview.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.