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Business Development Manager

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About the job EVAI Business Development Managers are always hungry for more.They are always curious, innovative & creative, looking for opportunities to develop & stretch profitability with limited resources. They are savvy relationship builders, with a keen business acumen. They are able to adapt their style to suit the situation -- sometimes they are hard negotiators, other times they are working in parallel with their external counterparts to achieve winning solutions for EVAI. They are excellent strategist, able pick & focus on their must-win battles. At the same time, they are ready to roll up their sleeves & get their hands dirty to ensure they exceed targets set. By the way, did we mention that our BDMs are generally over-achievers?With great power comes great responsibilities. Are you ready to push yourself to BREAKTHROUGH? The role of the Business Development Manager is to manage distributors of the allocated market(s).He/she is a key contributor to the topline and bottom-line growth of the zone and the CBUHe/she is responsible for building the joint business plan with the Distributor & pilot the excellence in execution. They are also responsible to work hand in hand with the distributor through to the customer level to maximize our business.

  • Manage diverse sales channels At home (ecom and retail) and Off premise & Away-From-Home etc. specific focus on hyper and supermarkets, Impulse, airport, hotels and restaurants, ecom
  • Negotiate trade terms with partner volume targets, rebates, price changes etc.
  • Develop the Business plan identifying the key levers to grow the Business and share/align with the partners and follow up with action plans.
  • Anticipate Risks & opportunities for the channels.
  • Ensure & challenge the resources needed to execute the plans partners’ organization & investments (P&L, trade marketing investment…)
  • Implement trade marketing strategy and recommend market needs.
  • Promotional planning & forecasting
  • Close follow up of distributor performance kpi’s monitoring, market visit & reports.
  • Monthly reporting on performance internal and with partners. About you

Would typically have around 4 to 5 years relevant experience in Sales, Distributor Management, Key account Management, trade marketing ideally within a strong multinational FMCG company (spirits, high-end/premium).

Abilities- Result oriented pragmatic, flexible, business quick understanding- Strong Organization skills be able to prepare, present and follow-up Business plan with the partner- Open-minded attitude, Good listener, self-motivated with drive, passion- Ability to leverage the multi-Cultural differences and similarities and engage people- Ability to anticipate and plan ahead Competencies- Knowledge on market, category- Knowledge of the Off premise channels & Customers (Retail, On the go & On premise)- Negotiation skill- Trade marketing experience- Budget planning and monitoring- Analytical skills- Ability to convince internally, partner, distributor & About us Our WHY is INVITING the WORLD to EXPERIENCE our BEST WATER BRANDS as well as PLANT BASED PRODUCTS.We bring to life our iconic global brands EVIAN, VOLVIC & ALPRO.At the same time, we take care of bringing plant-based food and drinks reflecting our desire to offer a wider choice to all consumers, especially the growing number of ‘flexitarians’ looking to diversify their protein sources, and people with dietary constraints or preferences.We operate on a unique business model partnership with local distributors. We work with more than 150 distributors, operating in more than 110 countries. The team behind it is no more than 130 people, with employees strategically based around the world. In fact, we are one of the most culturally diverse Business Unit in Danone with about 30 different nationalities located in over 20 countries.When you join us, you will be amongst like-minded individuals – ambitious and hunger for more, flexible & autonomous, resilient in the face of challenges & driving change, high-performers & team players. Every individual makes a direct impact to our business results. We are Evian Volvic Alpro International (EVAI).


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