Tuesday, November 6, 2012

PZ Cussons Nigeria Jobs (3 Positions)- Part 2

 Area Sales Manager

All Business Units – All States 

Role:  Area Sales Manager 

The successful candidates will be required to:
  • Consistently meet or exceed agreed business development targets.
  • Have detailed knowledge and experience in the distribution of FMCG products.
  • Develop the annual area sales plan.
  • Motivate, train and develop the local sales teams.
  • Manage and drive customers/partners towards profitable growth.
  • Identify and develop new and incremental sales business opportunities.
The Person:The right candidates must:
  • Have good knowledge in distribution & customer development in the sector of FMCG.
  • Possess a good university degree in any discipline.
  • Possess first class numeric and communication skills.
  • Have excellent customer relation skills.
  • Possess three to five (3–5) years successful selling experience at sales management level.
  • Possess high levels of determination and desire to succeed in a result oriented environment.
  • Be a good team player but with the ability to drive the team to unsurpassed success
  • Be mobile and willing to be flexible in terms of location.
  • Have a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE,ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING,DRIVE and ONENESS.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Closing date: 16 Nov 2012

Commercial Finance Manager

HPZ – Lagos

The successful candidate will be required to: 
Ø       Support Business Planning Process by providing financial reports and analysis, evaluating impacts and identify gaps, risks and opportunities concerning business decisions.
 Ø       Drive Budget, PFs and 5YP processes in line with group timeline. 
 Ø       Monitor brand performance against plan and/or forecast  and report on major variances with particular reference to margin%.
 Ø       Monitor Channel performance against plan and/or forecast and report on major variances.  
Ø       Organize monthly financial review meetings and follow through agreed action points. 
Ø       On a monthly basis conduct balance sheet reconciliation review to highlight all profit risks and opportunities.  
Ø       Drive regional performance through regional profitability report 
Ø       Drive the weekly financial reporting process and ensure effective weekly overhead.  
Ø       Ensure adequate and effective control in After Sales service operations  
Ø       Monitor After Sales Spares consumption and ensure that calculation of warranty provision accurate and well understood.  
Ø       Prepare accurate costing for all CAC projects and ensure that each project financials are prepared and shared on monthly basis. 
Ø       Ensure spending controls are in place.  
The Person: The Right candidate must
Ø       Be ACA or ACCA qualified with at least two years post NYSC experience in a FMCG outfit. 
Ø       Have demonstrated experience in financial accounting, budget preparation as well as financial controls. 
Ø       Have interpersonal skills and effective communication both verbal and written. 
Ø       Must be good on Microsoft Office – Excel & Word 
Ø        Have a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY,NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS.     

Closing date: 16 Nov 2012


All Business Units – Lagos

The successful candidate will be required to  o      Generates and applies compelling category, consumer, shopper and customer insights that leads to competitive business opportunities across the 4Ps
§         Develops insightful, engaging and effective consumer communications, using all media
§         Uses digital tools and media to understand and engage relevant consumer audiences to achieve brand objectives and drive sales
§         Develops compelling brand propositions that drive brand equity and value
§         Delivers short and long term brand strategy and direction
§         Manages the 4Ps to maximize growth and profit delivery
§         Drives on time delivery of NPD to market and manage products through their entire lifecycle
§          Drives innovation to identify and deliver evolutionary and revolutionary initiatives across the 4Ps     
The Person: The Right candidate must
§         Have a degree  (preferably Marketing / Business Related Discipline)
§         Have 2-3 years Brand Management experience preferably within FMCG
§         Have NPD Project Management experience
§         Have excellent consumer insight, innovation and NPD skills.
§         Have a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY,NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS
Closing date: 16 Nov 2012
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