SALES DIRECTOR – GR (SD 64594JK44)
Posted in Top Managers

Our client is one of the largest firms in the FMCG sector in Greece with a strong portfolio of well-known brands and is seeking to appoint a Sales Director

based in Athens. Reporting to the General Manager, our Sales Director will be responsible for sales management and further expansion of the company while
being driven by a sharp focus on the consumer needs, leading investment in innovation, and possessing a performance-driven culture.

Essential Duties / Job Functions:

  • Determines annual profit plans, budgets by implementing sales strategies  and projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products.
  • Establishes sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for districts and territories
  • Creates an enthusiastic and successful sales environment focusing on thinking outside the box and challenging the norm in business.
  • Manages the success of the sales team across all customers while building and developing strong business relationships with new and existing channels.
  • Oversees a team of 35 sales professionals by mentoring and directing strategies for success and driving sales plans.
  • Maintains high-level relationships with suppliers and stakeholders and manages large corporate accounts at a national level.
  • Negotiates sales contracts and participates in the development and assessment of the national marketing strategy.
  • Evaluates information related to sales, promotions, competition and market research and acts accordingly.

Knowledge / Experience & Skills:

The successful candidate will be a dynamic, experienced individual with a strong track record of commercial and managerial success in the FMCG industry.

He must maintain the ability to effectively lead the Sales function within a fast moving, challenging and energetic commercial environment.

Required qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of hands on experience and expertise from a similar role / position in the FMCG market.
  • University degree. Msc. / MBA is highly preferred.
  • Excellent communication / presentation skills.
  • PC literacy.
  • Fluency in Greek and English.
  • Open-minded, with achievement drive and business acumen.
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Leader, able to motivate, develop and manage.
  • Professional attitude and ability to work under pressure.

If you are interest for the position, you can send your CV at the hr department of Manager’s Office via email hrdept@managersoffice.gr noting the position code. 

 

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