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  • Posted: Mar 24, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 30, 2023
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    Tetra Pak​ is one of three companies in the Tetra Laval Group - a private group that started in Sweden. The other two companies are DeLaval and Sidel. Tetra Laval is headquartered in Switzerland.​ Every day, across the world billions of litres of water, milk, juice and other liquid foods are consumed. At Tetra Pak, ...
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    Key Account Director

    Job Summary

    • As a Key Account Director, you will be responsible for delivering the agreed Net Sales growth target for the assigned customers, leading and managing Sales & Customer Management activities including processes, implementing appropriate commercial terms & conditions, effective opportunity management, customer satisfaction results, cross selling and upselling the Tetra Pak portfolio.
    • You’ll have to make sure that the relevant Tetra Pak portfolio is deployed in full, meets competitiveness requirements and delivers a strong value proposition. 
    • You’ll have the responsibility to drives sales of our full portfolio – Packaging Materials, Capital Equipment & Services, and lead a cross functional Key Account team to build strong customer relationships to achieve sustainable growth by identifying and capturing short, medium and long-term business opportunities.

    What you will do

    People/Team Leadership: 

    • Lead the key account teams of strategic accounts or combination of large key accounts, ensuring cross border alignment and delivery of key cross-functional activities.
    • Active contribution as a member of the market company management team to deliver the market strategy, 3-year plans, commercial process maturities and capabilities.
    • Balance strategic and operational objective (budget, resources) for customers.
    • Evaluate the key account team effectiveness and performance, and drive continuous improvement .

    Relationship Management: 

    • Ensure a strategic fit with Tetra Pak and willingness to work together (a key criteria for customer account to be classified as a strategic account).
    • Drive Customer Experience and Partnership improvements according to global processes.
    • Managing Pricing and Commercial Conditions, Sales Forecasting for 3 businesses & Opportunity management through CRM (Salesforce).
    • Drive improved understanding of the customer's overall business .
    • Identify customer needs and drive opportunities in line with Tetra Pak global business strategy, category, portfolio, processing and services plans.
    • Value Selling: Drive execution of sales targets for packaging solutions and processing.
    • Opportunity Pipeline Management Execution - engage all team members and the customer in joint value creation and quantification.

    Key Account Management:

    • Together with Key Account team and customer, drive the development and execution of Key Account plan.
    • Agree on shared objectives and targets with the customer.
    • Ensure team is driving Tetra Pak’s value proposition for the customer.
    • Define, review and drive activities to improve line and plant performance and reduce overall customer operational costs .
    • Ensure that where relevant, retail and processing is involved, and actions are aligned.
    • Support Technical Key Account Managers and other Service Product roles in driving the sales of service products. Engage all team members and the customer in joint value creation and quantification.
    • Ensure that Account receivable expectations are met for Key Account Sales Forecasting (Capital Equipment and Packaging Materials planning) .

    We believe you have

    • Strong sales background in B2B (Business to Business) .
    • Knowledge of the food or beverage industry will be advantageous .
    • Strong experience in sales and key account management.
    • Understanding of local market / customers in the region will be an advantage .
    • Experience in dealing with the complex external stakeholders and managing cross-functional internal teams required.
    • Strong demonstration of Value Selling, Account management, Strategic orientation required.
    • Business development mindset – to grow West Africa region with new customers.
    • Production understanding of packaging materials will be an advantage .
    • Team player, Self-driven with excellent communication skills needed .

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Tetra Pak on to apply

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