Regional Sales Manager – Anambra at Upfield Nigeria

Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Rama, Becel, Blue Band, Country Crock, I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter and ProActiv.We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Regional Sales Manager Location: Onitsha, AnambraYour RoleThe Regional Sales Manager will lead CD resources within Northern Nigeria to achieve growth targets by guiding the team to leverage quarterly operator and distributor initiatives to grow with existing customers and expand reach to customers.This role will require development and execution of annual plans aligned to both the strategic agendas of key accounts and Field Sales.Main Job ResponsibilitiesLeading, coaching and developing CD team within geographyStrategically targeting and executing new business prospects (Operator, 70% of time and Distributor, 30% of time)Full execution of Annual Operating Plan and quarterly initiativesLead and train team to expand reach to Regional Distributor ChainsCultivating relationships with distributors to better promote Upfield productsLead and train team to partner with restaurant executives and chefs to develop and grow their businessLead and train team to partner with Distributor to accelerate their market growth through training & collaborating with their Sales teams and executing marketing programs.Manage Trade funds’ investments (Distributor Marketing Programs & Operator Purchase Programs) 

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