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    Unilever International Business Development Executive

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development&nbsp

    The Business Development Executive is responsible for achieving the assigned volume and profit targets in his/her geographic area. This is accomplished by developing an operating plan for the region and implementation through the effective management of the field salesforce. 

    • Leading the local field team in achieving the sales objectives for the sales area as set in the Customer Marketing Plans and Customer Business Plans.
    • Co-developing the field sales strategy together with the Regional Business Development Manager or Francophone Africa Director.
    • Recommending and executing the marketing plans and actions required per brand.
    • Managing the importers distributors on the ground to secure 3 months of product stock.
    • Leading other Sales Projects in the region not limited to the launch of innovations.


    • Ensure ambitious target setting & monitor closely for performance.
    • Ensure volume and profitability growth for all customers by increasing market share on existing products and the successful introduction of new products.
    • Develop effective, well-trained sales organization capable of achieving established set goals.
    • Organize and secure primary sales (take the orders, secure innovations are ordered, present and land the innovations)
    • Manage and report on secondary sales (Generate a Power BI system to follow Secondary Sales)
    • Ensure continuous improvement in sales growth within the Region’s territories by implementing long and short–range sales plans.
    • Coach the field salesforce for performance in relation to the targets set and build a winning spirit.
    • Recommend and implement brand actions and activations to penetrate or win market share.
    • Prepare and lead the Sales Team Meetings with focus on results vs. targets set.
    • Together with the sales team, identify & implement actions for closing possible results gaps in the concerned point of sale when they occur.
    • Manage client trade terms budget including promotional investments, price promotions.
    • Build local Modern Trade action program as well as work directly with them in execution
    • Analyze the market and share quarterly feedback on our 6P per key business unit and group segment
    • Develop Profit & Loss for respective markets



    • Degree in Sales/Marketing (is preferred)
    • Minimum of 2 years Sales experience, in management position.


    • Brand Building/Trade Category experience is an advantage.
    • French / English speaker
    • Experience in FMCG
    • Knowledge of African culture/environment

    Method of Application

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