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Sales Manager

Job Title: Sales Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91127
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: WYL.52426.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: December 12, 2012 09:52

Job Description

This leading branded FMCG company with a global presence currently has a requirement for a [Sales Manager](/searches/retail-sales-manager-jobs) in Manchester for one of its leading brands. Your main responsibilities will include: * Working alongside the B2B Commercial Manager to identify the yearly sales budget * Defining yearly targets for the sales force in cooperation with the Regional Sales Manager * Planning and implementing sales force specific actions, including promotions and trade fairs * Ensuring B2B Sales and Trade terms (S&TTs) run in compliance with brands' international processes * Evaluation of the previous year's sales force targets, in conjunction with international guidelines (PDG framework) * Coordinating the direct reports of 2 Sales Consultants by conducting weekly individual briefs * Integrating and conforming with brands' HR and Line Managers * Supervision of national KA activities * Coordination of regional KA activities on national level * Assisting B2B Commercial Manager in negotiations (contract and yearly reviews) * Analysing and managing national SSP sales execution and performance To be successful in this role you shall have: * Experience in a similar position in B2B (direct sales) and Sales Management experience * Broad commercial experience * Line management experience in a similar environment * Good financial knowledge * Advanced knowledge of MS office * A valid driving licence * Project management skills * Planning and organisational skills * A self-confident and enthusiastic attitude * Negotiation and influencing skills * Analytical and strong communication capabilities * Business and customer oriented * Good English is essential and fluency in a regional languages is also required * A good level of education or University degree