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National GT Manager

Job Location: ​Shanghai​

Shanghai

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Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

About the Role:

To achieve Sales Results as well as to develop coverage and the Ferrero Building Blocks for the channel assigned.

Main Responsibilities:

Sales Strategy

  • Responsible for GT channel sales target and P&L, and dedicated channel sales force management.
  • Propose KPI’s and sales strategies in GT channel to maximize Ferrero coverage and distribution
  • O2O Business sustainable Development

Planning and control

  • Define route to market model and geography coverage plan for GT/O2O channel
  • Develop channel activities for related products to increase coverage and volume.
  • Develop and manage operatively rolling sales forecasts for GT/O2O channel
  • Be responsible for channel P&L and ensures in line with business objectives the proper management of budget  (reach targets on trade spending, returns, profits)
  • Manage properly FEFO and overall Products Freshness in the Market

Distributor management

  • Manager GT/O2O channel distributor for the level of service expected
  • Focus on Diamond and VIP Wholesale Management
  • Build Sustainable GT Distributors pipeline;
  • Inventory management within targets

Team management

  • Define sales targets for the dedicated GT sales force, control results
  • Regularly evaluate performance together with RSM, through sales KPIs and joint visits and market visits
  • Participate in recruitment and selection according to the job descriptions and company values
  • Develop the team capability specific to the assigned channel, and deploy training and coaching.
  • Other tasks assigned by line manager or company

 

Who we are looking for:

Market Knowledge: Traditional & Modern Trade, Impulse Channel; Ferrero Portfolio; Ferrero Commercial Policies; Channel & Customer Plan; Commercial Logistics; Sales, Field & Merchandising Processes, strong leadership and people management skills, analytical skills, English fluent, MS office advanced user

* Chinese Local Labor contract with local package will be provided for this position.
** Proficiency in English and Mandarin speaking.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.