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Distribution Manager Job at an FMCG/Beverages Company


Randstad was founded in 1960 by Frits Goldschmeding. Since then we have expanded to 39 countries, representing more than 90 percent of the global HR services market. Our mission is to be a world leader in matching demand for and supply of labor and HR services. In doing so, we continue to apply our founding ethos: “to know, to serve, to trust.” We believe in the value of work as a unifying force that shapes society for the better. Randstad has 32,280 corporate employees working from 5,752 branches, and is employing over 626,300 people every day.

Job Title: Distribution Manager

Distribution Manager – Beverages

Nigeria, Africa

Salary: Negotiable

Exciting Distribution Manager role with a large multibillion-dollar FMCG company based in Nigeria, Africa. Are you an ambitious Distribution Manager with a strong, structured sales background looking to step up to a Tier 1 organisation? If you have local experience – specifically Beverages, we want to hear from you! Our client is a leading global powerhouse in the Food & Beverage scene. They’re offering great career development programs, amazing offices and much much more.

Only candidates with FMCG/Beverages experience will be considered.

As the Distribution Manager, your responsibilities would be to maximize and increase sales and margin whilst ensuring the company profile remains high across the relevant sales area. You will be executing Distribution and Trade Marketing targets for the assigned region.

Responsibilities / Tasks:

Supporting the Business Planning Process with Line Manager and “DP”
Supporting the development and implementation of the Trade Marketing Calendar and Commercial Annex with Line Manager and “DP”
Tracking and Reporting of Key Performance Indicators relating to the Trade Marketing Calendar and the Commercial Annex.
Building strong relationships throughout all departments within the DP. Supporting them in better driving, managing and evaluating trade initiatives.
Ensuring DP implementation of the Perfect Store standards per channel.
Coaching and working with DP Sales Force in-classroom and in-field to produce executional excellence.
Supplying data for internal reporting processes

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Candidate Requirements:

University degree is a must
Smart thinker, quick learner, proven operational achiever with strong business acumen
Excellent influencer with negotiation skills
Highly numerate and analytical
Clear and proven ability to implement successful trade marketing plans
Excellent communication skills, including presentation and training ability
Creative mind, outgoing personality and friendly
Able to work independently with responsibility, and be organized – Result oriented
Experience with basic administrative programs, Windows, Lotus Notes and Internet Browsers, Word, PowerPoint, Excel,
In-depth knowledge of trade and competitive environment
Fluency in English (Other Languages may be required according to Country)
Minimum 4 years of sales experience in consumer goods industry (beverage preferred)

Method of Application

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all applicants directly. If you haven’t heard from us within 14 days please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

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