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Part of the Vegetable Seeds Africa commercial team, you will act as point of contact for the West Africa territory Bayer vegetable seeds business. Covering Nigeria; Ghana; Senegal , Ivory coast , Burkina Faso and any other countries in the territory.
Main Purpose of the Job
As the Key Account manager in West Africa, you will be responsible of the vegetable seed business in the countries where we currently are present, to develop and expand the business in the territory.
You will be expected to enhance our relationships with stakeholders in the territory and take lead in identifying and developing new business and service opportunities, while maintaining the existing one.
In collaboration with other functions within the organisation you will create, optimize & implement strategic and operational plans for the territory.
Deliver on current budget expectations while maintaining business growth in the territory.
Build strong relationship and partnership with key customers, distributors and external stakeholders to seize opportunities and accelerate growth.
Initiate concrete plans to execute the operational plans in the territory, setting clear targets to key accounts and markets using tools provided to reach set objectives.
Provide for accurate demand forecast both short, Mid (1-2 year) and long term, updating the same in the provided tools, to secure visibility and proper alignment cross functionally.
Advance market intelligence in the territory and inform on country prioritization while keeping tabs on the portfolio life cycle and advising accordingly
Be pivotal in the development and optimization of current and future portfolio & service in collaboration with relevant functions.