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Country Sales Manager France

France, reference 2023-00090

Job description

As part of the French Sales team, you are co-responsible for profitable growth in France. You will do so by increasing sales of existing products through our current sales channels, delivering sales of new products through these channels, and developing new sales channels, while improving the gross profit margin, leading to a significant increase in revenues and enduring stakeholder happiness.
Main responsibilities:
· Responsible for market growth and growing turnover and revenues in France for all accounts in retail and cash & carry; contributing to double digit growth of the regional revenues and significantly improving the gross profit margin year on year.
· Co-develop and execute country & account plans for sustainable growth, based on in-depth
analyses and learnings. Part of the plans is defining the best Route-to-Market, based
on value chain analyses and the optimal assortment and recommended shelve pricing.
· Responsible for the region’s forecasting, sales tracking and sales execution, and
regional profitability
· Identify market opportunities (for present assortment, innovations, new channels and
new categories) using internal and external data sources and market research
· Cultivate and orchestrate relationships with all people in the Decision Making Unit of
the customer
· Partner with relevant resources to identify and implement new opportunities within
major and new accounts
· Partner with relevant resources to identify (latent) consumer needs, and pro-actively
collaborate with Innovation and Product Development to meet these needs
· Collaborate with finance, marketing, supply chain and customer services teams to
ensure effective, efficient and profitable delivery of new and existing products and
the most profitable Route to Market
· Other duties as assigned


The right candidate for the role:
- You currently live in France, as the role is located there. Preferably in the Paris area
- C2 level of French and fluency in English (C1/C2)
- Degree in Economics, Commercial or Sales
- At least 5-10 years’ experience in (international) sales of FMCG, preferably in food
- Passionate about a purpose driven career in nutrition and wellness
- Live and breathe sales and understanding of trade marketing; great communicator,
listens to customers and consumers, and translates their needs in the right sales propositions
- Strong focus on improving sales and financial performance with consumer centric products
- Proven experience in identifying consumer needs and transform these into new
product opportunities
- Strategic and analytical thinking, and financial acumen, paired with a strong
commercial mindset
- Integrity and accountability, relationship building skills
- Experience in working with the retailers in France is preferred
- Adaptability: adapt to changing environments and overcome challenges
- Entrepreneurship & Creativity: identify customer needs and transform these into new opportunities

Working conditions

This concerns a full time role in France for which we offer a competitive salary depending on experience and a bonus is also applicable for this role. Next to this you will be facilitated to set up your home office and will receive travel reimbursement.

Salary from: €7000,-
Salary to: €7000,-

Work location


Company description

This international company is active in the FMCG industry.

Good to know

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Recruiter contact

Lynn Braat, Undutchables Denhaag
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Recruiter contact

Lynn Braat
Undutchables Denhaag
T: +31(0)618527415


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