Channel & Category Sales Development Manager
Are you passionate about investigating and analyzing new business opportunities and taking them into action? Do you enjoy the co-operation with customers as well as the internal stakeholders? Are you interested in working in an international environment in the world´s largest Food and Beverage Company? Maybe you are our new CCSD for Nestlé Infant Nutrition business in Finland?
We are now looking for an experienced, business oriented Channel & Category Sales Development (CCSD) Manager who will take the leadership of further developing our infant nutrition business in the Finnish market. You will provide strong expertise in shopper understanding, category management, channel management and in-store execution. Your important stakeholders are local Key Account Managers, Marketing team, Field Sales, Customer Marketing and Nestlé Finland Head of Sales and develop a strong collaboration with Marketing, Business Controlling and Demand & Supply Chain. You will report to the Head of Nutrition BU for Nordics. You will be located in Nestlé Finland’s head office in Keilaniemi in Espoo.
You will run the business via strong business planning, strategic category development and proactive stakeholder collaboration with full P&L responsibility. As CCSD Manager, one of your key objectives is to accelerate profitable growth through excellence in the commercial execution of the Nordic brand plans and by developing category growth initiatives with our key retail customers.
Do you want to be our colleague?
We encompass a team-oriented culture, where hierarchies are low and task-focus is strong. Nestlé has a matrix structure where working across countries, functions and product categories is a part of reality. We offer you an exciting journey with diverse and challenging assignments in an international company with innovative high quality products. Additionally, we offer good employee conditions and many inspired and motivated colleagues in an international environment where you will be able to develop yourself as well as create a large network.
We are looking for candidates with at least 5 years of experience in demanding business and sales development positions. It is crucial that you have a strong understanding on complex category dynamics and principles. In addition, insight on marketing and/or brand management is beneficial. You hold a business degree.
The job requires strong analytical skills and commercial flair. You feel passionate about investigating and analyzing new business and channel opportunities and taking them into action. You enjoy and drive for fluent co-operation with customers as well as the internal stakeholders. By being accustomed to convincing others, you have gained advanced communication skills in Finnish and English both written and verbal.
You hold a results focused and persistent yet open-minded attitude with strong positive drive. You are solution oriented by nature and seek for innovative ways to add value to your customers’ and our infant nutrition business.
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We guarantee you’ll never get bored at Nestlé. We work in a fast-paced environment but enjoy challenges and strive to excel. Nestlé offers you a chance to grow and take responsibility in a team of motivated professionals. We work ambitiously, share the passion to succeed and commitment to enhance people’s lives. However, we believe in respectful collaboration, sharing ideas and having fun together every day.
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Are you interested?
For further information about the job please do not hesitate to contact CCSD Infant Nutrition Finland, Pia Sippel, tel. +358 50 539 8038, on Wed 13th November between 11.00-12.00, or on Fri 15th November between 8.00-9.00, or Head of Nutrition BU Nordic Mihaela Busu via e-mail (email@example.com) for scheduling a phone call.
Please fill in your application and CV with salary request as soon as possible and no later than the 20th of November 2019. Please note that we will only accept applications that are sent to us via our Careers site.
We look forward to hearing from you!