Regional Sales Manager Grocery

Posted 9 April by Hudson Easy Apply

My client is looking for a successful people manager who has experience selling to the grocery sector. This is a sought after and rewarding role working with a world leader in confectionery. To be considered for this position, you must be based in, between or commutable to Leicester / Northampton, Midlands as a territory.

The role:

You will be responsible for the training, support, motivation and leadership of a regional team of up to 10 Retail Development Managers. Your team are responsible for the drive, sales and visibility of branded products into the grocery sector. As a team, you will be responsible for:

    • Sales growth
    • Joint business plans with stores
    • Return on investment
    • Product availability
    • Visibility/ POS
    • Identifying new opportunities

Role responsibilities:

  • Achieve/exceed all agreed KPIs
  • Set out successful plan for continuous training, coaching and motivation for each and all team members
  • Periodic evaluation for each RDM
  • Working regularly in call with RDM for purposes of field training, communication and motivation. Spending a minimum of 1 day with each RDM every 4 weeks
  • Reviewing and analysis of all call data
  • Planning and conducting recruitment of, training and termination of RDMs
  • Reporting weekly to the Grocery Channel Director
  • Management of cost control, expenses and budgets
  • Diary planning and ad-hoc administration

The successful candidate must have the following skill set/ experience:

  • Educated to A level +
  • Experience in mentoring and management of a sales team (preferably field sales)
  • Selling into the Grocery channel is a MUST to be considered for this opportunity
  • A proven track record in successful sales and diary management
  • Driven, passionate and motivated
  • Organised with strong presentation and communication skills
  • Flexible working

The package:

The successful candidate will receive a base salary of £32,000 - £35,000 (experience dependent) + car + bonus.

The interviews for this role will be taking place over the course of the next week. If you are interested, please apply ASAP.

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Reference: 34856798

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