National Account Manager (Benelux)

Posted 09 August 2023
Job type Permanent

Job Description

National Account Manager opportunity FMCG Industry! (France)
Are you ready to be part of an innovative and rapidly expanding company, driven by the values of Be Brave, Be Excellent, and Be Respectful? Our client, a global leader in the FMCG industry, are striving to redefine safety and care for infants. With offices in the US, Singapore, and the Netherlands, their influence spans over 56 countries. Their commitment to excellence has earned accolades such as the Deloitte Best Managed Company award and the Great Place to Work recognition.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate closely with various teams within the business to execute sales strategies and drive business growth.
  • Lead expansion efforts into the grocery channel of the French market, including introducing new retailers and products.
  • Cultivate strategic relationships with existing retail partners, identifying and seizing new business opportunities.
  • Manage day-to-day operations with partners to ensure synergy and effective execution of business goals.
  • Accurately forecast sales, monitor in-market stock levels, and maintain a seamless ordering pipeline.
  • Achieve agreed-upon yearly KPIs for numeric distribution growth.
  • Drive marketing initiatives in coordination with the brand activation team.
  • Analyse performance data to create actionable sales development plans.
  • Collaborate with the French sales force to execute an optimal store strategy.
  • Stay informed about market competition and trends to inform decision-making.
  • Transform shopper and category insights into impactful in-store strategies.
Key Requirements:
  • At least 3 years of applicable experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of the French retail landscape.
  • Demonstrated experience in the FMCG industry and sales.
  • Strong communication, time management, organizational, and presentation skills.
  • Sharp commercial acumen and effective negotiation abilities.
  • Self-motivation and adaptability to achieve results.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for building lasting relationships.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, sales databases, and web tools.
  • Fluent command of both French and English languages.
Due to the volume of applicants, only the relevant candidates will be contacted.