Sales Representative - Sales & Business Development jobs in Malta - February 2023
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Sales Representative

Foster Clark Products Ltd , Central Malta

Expires in 18 days (22 Feb 2023)


Foster Clark Products Ltd in Malta is currently looking to recruit a Sales Representative to join their team on a full-time basis.

Job Role:
As a Sales Representative reporting to the Territory Development Manager and with the support of fellow sales team members, you will relentlessly pursue the growth and development of your control by executing joint business plans aligned with our customers. Travel will be an essential part of the role in building knowledge, monitoring trade activity and building key relationships required to support and grow our joint business.

Responsibilities:

Joint Business Planning

  • Achieve annual sales targets by ensuring customer orders are placed and shipped on time
  • Through the support and coaching of the sales team, prepare joint annual business plans and agree on them with customers to deliver sustainable business growth
  • Update forecasts periodically based on market performance and adjust plans to achieve results
  • Preparation and implementation of pricing structures relative to changes in competitive positioning
  • Prepare, monitor and execute advertising and promotions plans within the approved budget
  • Prepare and follow through on channel and category plans to effectively defend and grow revenue.


Finance and Control

  • Ensure all necessary financial instruments are in place ahead of order placement and shipment
  • Follow up rigorously for on-time payment against customer invoices and the reconciliation of accounts
  • Follow up, process, and settle all customer debit notes in a timely manner.


Trade and Category Development

  • Provide customers with the required materials and guidelines including planograms, point of sale and new product launch briefs for excellent trade execution across our products and categories
  • Build coverage and product distribution with the support of the sales team and working closely with customers
  • In trade follow through of marketing plans and merchandising to successfully grow our categories
  • Ensure stock guidelines are adhered to both trade level and customer level by applying continuous stock pressure
  • Bring back knowledge of competitor activity, trade insights and market intelligence to help develop plans to win
  • Develop relationships with key trade customers working closely with our partners to execute effectively.


Customer Relationship Management

  • Ensure business parameters are maintained with existing customers across markets
  • Build and develop effective customer relationships through frequent contact and market visits
  • Act both internally and externally as the face of the customer working cross-functionally to execute effectively
  • Keep abreast and highlight the impact of any legal, regulatory or trade barriers that may arise
  • Coordinate customer teams to effectively to execute agreed plans
  • Report back to the company on any customer or consumer queries requiring support in resolution. 


Requirements:

Education

  • A Diploma in sales, marketing, business administration, finance or a relevant field
  • Fluent in English & French or Arabic speaking (French speaking would be preferred) 


Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in the fast-moving consumer goods industry
  • Experience in forecasting, export management, financial instruments, pricing and basic knowledge of trade channel dynamics will be essential.


Technical Skills

  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Export Management
  • Category and Channel Management
  • Advertising & Promotion Planning
  • Value Chain Pricing
  • Commercial Business Planning
  • Merchandising
  • Financial Instruments and Reconciliation
  • Trade Marketing
  • Advanced computer skills


Key Competencies

  • Attention to detail
  • Drive for Results
  • Action Orientated
  • Relationship Building
  • Presentation and Facilitation
  • Building the brand
  • Monitoring and Measuring


Travel:
Able to travel a minimum of 20% of total time or 45 nights in a year. (Can be accompanied by a Senior Member of the Sale Team).

Location:

  • Malta-based

Foster Clark Products Ltd:
With a strong tradition and a history dating back to 1889, Foster Clark is dedicated to developing and supplying quality beverage preparations and food products in the desert, baking products, and sauces and dressings sectors. As a forward-looking company with a strong history of success, Foster Clark is committed to researching, producing, and bringing to the market high-quality products that meet customer expectations in different regions, while continuing with our expansion through the globe. We are committed to our own people as we are to our customers, acknowledging that our success is a direct result of their qualities. We continue to strengthen our team in all areas of the business and offer excellent long-term prospects. Manufacturing and marketing high-quality food and beverage products in over 80 different countries, is the cornerstone of our success and the benchmark for all our operations and processes.

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