Kimberly Ryan – Job Vacancy for Commercial Export Sales Manager

Our client is a market leader in the FMCG sector is seeking for a highly competitive, experienced professional to join our team as a Commercial Export Sales Manager (- Francophone West African & Central Africa). Their products are distributed across multiple channels, and we place a high level of importance on the quality and service we offer to  Customers.

The successful candidate who  will be reporting to the Group sales Director, must be a professional who shares the same passion as we do for Customer Excellence. He/She must be a person who can ensure effective & efficient co-ordination of the Sales Force and deliver the company’s objectives.

The successful candidate is required to:

    Identify and appoint official country distributors in African markets and provide appropriate information for setting up new customers accounts in FMG in line with agreed distributor’s expectations
    Agree export prices/payment modalities/trading terms with customers in line with procedure
    Establish proven customer payment from bank and prepare a proforma invoice of the order
    Arrange for registration of trademarks of products and all other documents in export countries
    Clarify any special requirements from customers and relate back to PZ Management
    Forward the proforma invoice to the Export Logistics department for loading/stuffing arrangement
    Follow up on customer order shipment until delivery for effective customer service
    Ensure good customer relationship management/regular status update
    Ensure alignment with S&OP and inclusion of export orders in the monthly forecast

The successful candidate is required to possess:

    BSc in related fields. An MBA will be an added advantage
    5-10 years working experience in a similar role
    Computer expertise especially in MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint
    Good knowledge of Ports operations and the Nigerian freight system
    Good working relationship with NEPC, NACCIMA, MANEG
    Good knowledge of inventory management, planning and organizing skills
    Good oral and written communication skills
    Fluency in French Language (Compulsory)
    A hands on ethics with our core values

Remuneration: The position carries an attractive package with a unique opportunity for further personal growth within the business.

How to Apply:

Suitable and interested candidates are requested to forward a detailed copy of their resume to in Microsoft Word format.

Closing Date: 9th August 2011

Please note that only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.


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