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Account Manager

Remuneration:R18000 - R22000  
Company:Sandi Crowther Recruitment

Pinetown – Standout opportunity exists for a dynamic, customer focused self-starter with a passion for personal care and beauty products to join a well-established business operating in the FMCG and personal care industry.

This exciting opportunity will provide exposure to all aspects of the FMCG business including sales (key account management), marketing and brand development, product development, research & development, packaging, manufacturing and logistics.
Be involved in all aspects of the business by taking responsibility for the following:
  • Own, develop and drive the relationship and commercial sales agenda with customers
  • New product development from concept to product launch – research and development, formulation, branding and packaging, sales forecasting and planning, delivery and launch, retail promotions, etc.
  • Managing major retail accounts and contract packing accounts
  • Management of sales, promotional plans and budgets
  • Negotiate trading terms, rebates and incentives
  • New business development - seek out and pursue line extensions, new channels and new business
  • Costing, negotiation and quoting
  • Analyse and report on sales performance
  • Project management
  • Manage account profitability - continuously monitor account / product margin
  • Develop industry / category knowledge - immerse oneself in retail and FMCG market and keep up to date with product trends both globally and locally
  • Monitor market trends and competitive activities
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Analytical and numerically astute with strong problem-solving abilities
  • Able to manage time effectively, prioritise tasks and achieve set targets
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Previous work experience in FMCG, especially Personal Care industry, will be advantageous

Posted on 14 Jan 15:32

Sandi Crowther Recruitment

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