Our client a major FMCG and distribution company is currently looking to hire a National Sales Manager to be based in their offices in Baghdad. The ideal candidate will oversee the Sales and Distribution operations in the country.
- Leading a team of Regional/Branch/Area Managers, Supervisors and Salesmen to achieve sales, distribution and margin objectives
- Training and development of the team, particularly in the areas of market coverage, merchandising and sales forecasting
- Managing a network of company branches and sub-distributors across Iraq
- Planning and executing promotional activities in coordination with supplier’s sale/marketing teams.
- University Graduate with a minimum of 10 years sales experience in the Middle East of which at least 5 years should be at a managerial level
- Fluency in English and Arabic
- Experience in handling all segments of the trade, traditional and modern
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Analytical and forecasting abilities