Area Manager - Eastern Europe
Based in Poland
Job ref: LL /49458
Due to continued growth our client is now looking to recruit a result oriented Area Manager for Eastern Europe to develop new business opportunities, as well as to support existing customers in the assigned area.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced sales manager with a passion for developing new markets. Reporting to the Sales Director EMEA, this role requires a responsible independent individual with passion for sales.
⦁ Drive for results and achieve sales objectives within the area of responsibility (Eastern Europe)
⦁ Plan, prepare and execute a project plan for each market, based on customers’ needs, as well as opportunities detected
⦁ Develop and follow-up on market research in order to understand customers’ purchasing power, competitors’ position within the market and the company’s presence
⦁ Ensure that distributors, agents and customers are provided with the necessary training and that they are aware of product updates
⦁ Identify dealers and agents based on commercial department recommendations, in order to build a distributor network in the assigned area (Eastern Europe)
⦁ Partner with commercial team to plan and prepare the annual sales budget and strategy
⦁ Provide technical and commercial support to clients when required
⦁ Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports and making recommendations to the management team
⦁ Manage existing client base and develop new business
⦁ Successful record in field sales and/or business development
⦁ Ideally a proven background within the flexible packaging sector in Eastern Europe, however candidates with the relevant skills from other manufacturing sectors will be considered
⦁ Account management skills
⦁ Fluency in both written and spoken English and Polish is essential. Russian would be a plus.
⦁ Good communications skills; ability to work face to face with clients, as well as be able to translate market/customer needs for others within the business
⦁ Availability to travel frequently (50 - 75%)
For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.
Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.
Office Locations: Stratford-upon-Avon, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cape Town, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Göteborg, Istanbul, Lyon, Milan, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Washington.
PLASTICS - PETROCHEMICALS - PACKAGING - CHEMICALS - ENERGY – ENVIRONMENT
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