Loading..
Contact Us

Contact Us

Country Manager

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen has been mandated by one of their a key player in the FMCG sector to recruit a Country Manager for its operations. The positions is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    Setting up the company in Nigeria. Plan, co-ordinate, coach and manage the day-to-day running of the business in the country, with the view to enabling the company achieve its overall sales and profits objectives.

    • Generate first quick commercial opportunities.
    • Set-up the  Nigeria entity.
    • Recruitment of team Set-up for the Nigerian industrial capabilities.
    • Provide strategic direction to the sales and marketing team to ensure delivery of broad business objectives. 
    • Report strategic information to directors (usual reporting formats + oral/skype meetings).
    • Recruit, train, retain (through motivation and coaching) to develop high quality staff. 
    • Directly manage a portfolio of key accounts customers & develop relationships and sales. 
    • Oversee the financial function of the business and ensure that controls are in place to enhance accountability and alignment with business strategies. 
    • Provide accurate sales forecasts and reports. 
    • Oversee procurement to ensure consistent stock supply. 
    • Oversee production to ensure quality and efficiency of production. 
    • Oversee lab/R&D to ensure relevant product development. 
    • Oversee sales & marketing to ensure growth of sales at strategic customers. 
    • Oversee administration to ensure smooth company operations. 
    • Gather information on market trends and competitor activities to enhance strategic decision making.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Minimum of Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Marketing or any other related discipline. A masters degree will be an added advantage.
    • Minimum of 10 years experience in sales or marketing Ideally B2B field sales experience to consumer goods’ manufacturers (food and beverage is a plus). 
    • Refined ability to coach and motivate the sales force Sharp understanding of accounting and finance Knowledge in selling, negotiation and commercial awareness.
    • Advanced analytical, interpersonal and people management skills.  
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

FMCG

Job Seniority

Director

Job Category

Business Development

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

New Business Development, Sales, Business Development, Program Management, Team Management

Similar Jobs View All

  1. Adexen

    Head of Marketing - Expatriate

    Adexen

    Lagos, Nigeria

  2. Adexen

    Chief Operating Officer - Expatriate

    Adexen

    Lagos, Nigeria

  3. Adexen

    Technical Director - Expatriate

    Adexen

    Lagos, Nigeria

  4. Adexen

    Chief Financial Officer - Expatriate

    Adexen

    Lagos, Nigeria

  5. Adexen

    Head of Sales

    Adexen

    Lagos, Nigeria

  6. Adexen

    Director Agri Input - Expatriate

    Adexen

    Lagos, Nigeria

  7. Adexen

    Head of IT

    Adexen

    Lagos, Nigeria

  8. Adexen

    Managing Director - Expatriate

    Adexen

    Lagos, Nigeria

  9. Adexen

    Managing Director - Expatriate

    Adexen

    Lagos, Nigeria