PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, 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. Our products are distributed across multiple channels, and we place a high level of importance on the Quality and services we offer to our customers.
Job Title: Commercial Export Sales Manager-Francophone west Africa & Central Africa
The Job Objectives
The successful candidates who will report 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 MFG in line with agreed distributors' 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:
B.Sc. 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 organising skills.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Fluency in French language (Compulsory).
Hands on work ethics with CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS
The position carries an attractive package with a unique opportunity for further personal growth within the business.