Distribution Partner Manager at Adexen Recruitment Agency
Lagos, Lagos, ng
4d ago
source : Ecadoo

Job Reference 1217 Industry FMCG Function Commercial amp Communication Job Description The Distribution Partner Manager will be responsible for putting in place the strategy of distribution in Southern Nigeria for one specific beverage product The effective management of Distribution Partners ldquo DP rdquo in trade marketing and distribution will be targeted through Supporting the Business Planning Process with Line Manager and ldquo DP rdquo Supporting the development and implementation of the Trade Marketing Calendar and Commercial Annex with Line Manager and ldquo DP rdquo Tracking and Reporting of Key Performance Indicators relating to the Trade Marketing Calendar and the Commercial Annex Building strong relationships throughout all departments within the DP Supporting them in better driving managing and evaluating product trade initiatives Ensuring DP implementation of the Perfect Store standards per channel Coaching and working with DP Sales Force in classroom and in field to produce executional excellence Supplying data for internal reporting processes Responsibilities Support the ldquo DP rdquo to prepare Trade Marketing Plan and Commercial Annex in close coordination with Line Manager Support the ldquo DP rdquo in achieving the mutually agreed on Commercial Annex and Trade Marketing Targets Educate DP team on Brand History and drive Product Trust and Understanding Train DP team on Perfect Store definition by channel and outlet type then follow through to ensure they implement mutually agreed on targets and KPIs Identify gaps in execution and distribution and prepare action plan Enhance skills of DP by conducting on the job training and class room training such as Power Selling Power Coaching High Pressure Negotiation and Conceptual Selling Track actual performance against mutually agreed on KPIs share with Line Manager and DP Sales Manager Collaboratively build action plans to address issues and unlock sales opportunities Undertake systematic frequent and continuous market visits to the points of sales across the markets based on a monthly DPM Routines Calendar Spend 70 of time in the field working with the DP with the purpose of enhancing in market execution by completing activities such a Perfect Store Audits field coaching and accompaniment reports and feedback The remaining 30 to spent on business planning meeting preparation attendance of meetings and timely reporting utilizing the DPM standard reporting deck and DP presentation templates Support the DP to develop coordinate manage implement and assess Trade Marketing Calendar and communicate the outcome and learning rsquo s to Line Manager Supervise and conduct spot checks then provide constructive feedback on DP concluded trade agreements implementation amp execution across the markets Prepare and lead on the monthly business review meeting of assigned markets with the DP sales management and team using the DP Scorecard reporting deck Plan along with DP Sales Management and order off premise POS material to cater for market requirements Subsequently ensure that the POS items are well stored accurately maintained and reported properly handled in warehouse and in market by reviewing the local operational processes Review ROI Ensure DP delivers on timely distribution PSA contracts and depletions reports as per brand standards by channel customer sku volume value etc Fuel Sales Force Passion through recognition reward programs and sharing best practices Support the internal reporting requirements relating to Financial Sales Trade Sales Depletions Stock Flow POS Cooler Tracking and Cooler Maintenance Utilise Business Intelligence Reports and other tools to support insight generation Expectations University Degree is a must Smart thinker quick learner proven operational achiever with strong business acumen Excellent influencer with negotiation skills Highly numerate and analytical Clear and proven ability to implement successful trade marketing plans Excellent communication skills including presentation and training ability Creative mind outgoing personality and friendly Able to work independently with responsibility and be organized Result oriented Experience with basic administrative programs Windows Lotus Notes and Internet Browsers Word PowerPoint Excel In depth knowledge of trade and competitive environment Minimum 4 years of sales experience in consumer goods industry beverage preferred

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