Commercial Export Sales Manage (Francophone West Africa & Central Africa) at PZ Cussons

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 Service we offer to our Customers.

Commercial Export Sales Manager – Francophone West Africa & Central Africa 

The successful candidate who reports 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 distributor’s 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 Person:

 

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).
  • A hands on work ethics with CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE,ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS

 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

REMUNERATION:

The position carries an attractive package with a unique opportunity for further personal growth within the business.

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