PZ Cussons is a dynamic consumer products group and innovator of some of the world’s best known and loved brands. Calling on over 130 years of expertise, we operate internationally in carefully selected developed and emerging markets that present the greatest strategic potential for future growth. Our world-class supply chain and distribution networks enable us to meet our global consumer needs and deliver quality brands that add value and enhance everyday lives.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Neighbourhood Channel Manager – Lagos East
Job Requisition ID: JR000491
Job type: Full time
Job Grade: Grade 6
Responsible to: Zonal Manager
Responsible for: Van Sales Representative
Department Strategic Objectives
- Drive the delivery of customer and field sales business objectives towards the achievement of overall business objectives and growth agenda
- Implement the sales strategy to deliver agreed business objectives within assigned Neighbourhood
- Must be able to influence, inspire and drive performance without having direct management responsibility for distributor staff
Context / Scope
- A key contributor to the success of the PZ Cussons commercial strategic plan; demonstrating industry leadership in both volume driving & brand building activity.
- Manage VSR and achievement of their secondary sales
- Expand Coverage in the Neighbourhood outlets
- Provide availability of MSL in the Neighbourhood outlets
- Coaching and accompaniment of VSR
- Effective promo management in the Neighbourhood outlets
- Ensure SFA parameters are tracked and achieved
- Drive excellent brand visibility through picture of success and implementation
- Market intelligence gathering and competitor activity monitoring and report timely.
Measurement / Performance Indicators:
- Achieve secondary sales target
- Weighted distribution target
- Agreed VSR coaching & Accompaniment
Internal & External Relationships:
- Zonal Manager
- Marketing/Sales/Channel/Supply Chain/Finance/HR team
- PZ Marketing & Sales network
- First Degree in any discipline
- Computer Literacy
Experiences: (What experience brings success to this role)
- Minimum of 1 year experience in marketing or sales, and over this period has successfully delivered on KPIs.
- Direct experience of PZ Cussons Way of selling capabilities with a focus on Sales Driver execution at the point of purchase (QDVP), Outlet Segmentation and Managing Relationships including structured call, persuasive selling and brand passion.
Knowledge: (What does the person need to know)
- Good knowledge of business objectives and priorities.
- Experienced driver with valid license
- Knowledge of Field Sales Management and Market Intelligence.
- PZ Cussons Leadership competencies
Functional or Technical / Business Skills: (What can the holder do):
- Commercial Acumen – Emerging
- Customer Management – Emerging
- Negotiation Skills – Emerging
- In Market Execution – Emerging
- Selling Skills – Emerging
- Sales Drivers – Emerging
- Channel Strategy – Emerging
- Communication/Interpersonal skills – Developed
- IT Skills – Developed
Required Behavioural Competences:
- Alignment to the BEST! Values are assumed to be critical to all PZC roles. All employees are also responsible for complying with their duties and responsibilities under both national legislation and Company policies regarding Health and Safety, Data Protection and Dignity at Work.
Application Closing Date
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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