Accountant Needed at Adexen Recruitment Agency
Accountant Needed at Adexen Recruitment Agency

Area Sales Manager- Expatriate Job at a Leading Beverage Company

Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, one of the leading beverage companies with operations in several countries around the world, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Area Sales Manager- Expatriate

Job Reference: 1289
Location: Lagos
Industry: FMCG
Function: Commercial & Communication

Job Description

  • The position is responsible for creating sales strategies that will deliver market leadership, double digit growth with a strong strategic focus on execution.
  • Working with other sales functions to create a sales structure of competent and motivated staff, stock management and primary distribution through the application of a lean organisation and lean processes.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage a large team to ensure that the sales function meets the needs of the consumer, customer and organisation
  • Communicate the unit sales and market development objectives to all Sales managers within the regions
  • Promotions and incentives executed as per agreement and in accordance with strategy.
  • Formulate regional plans with a strong emphasis on market execution using standard company reports.
  • Primary distribution perfect orders
  • Creating a lean structure, maximising staff output through objective and subjective measurements
  • Monitor and analyse trends and plan for seasonal volume fluctuations
  • Monitor expenses versus budget monthly
  • Market visit to check the health of distributors and support team for operational and execution excellence
  • Report competitive activities to the Sales & Marketing Director as and when it happens
  • Weekly meeting with Trade development managers and Sales Manager
  • Travel once per month to a region
  • Provide market on job coaching to all Territory Development Managers and Marketing Managers within the unit to develop their skills and ensure they are properly equipped, trained and motivated to achieve their objectives
  • Ensure proper roll out of best practice tools within the unit
  • Assess the unit sales staffing and skill requirements. Develop plans to address short and long-term needs
  • Achieve merchandising standards by target
  • To ensure review of sales strategies for every sales/roll out plan to meet market demand and performance target per period
  • To establish a system that efficiently monitor market trends, competitor activities and meets market variables
  • To create a structure that ensures distributors are built and developed to meet volume and numeric targets by continually updating and reviewing the business objectives with them
  • To ensure brand prominence through a 100% merchandising activity communicated with the relevant unit head
  • To ensure that all operation activities are within the approved budget
  • Sales forecast accuracy (provide forecasts for production).


  • University degree – ideally with MBA/postgraduate qualification); or equivalent business experience
  • 5 – 8 years sales management in FMCG with 3 years at senior level Experience in line management required
  • Proven record of successful sales and operational planning, inclusive of strategy development and implementation of operational plans
  • 3rd party management
  • Experience of working in Nigeria or other African markets
  • Experience of working to monthly , quarterly and annual targets across multiple channels and financial management
  • Language: Fluency in English

Very attractive expatriate package

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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