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General information

All posting locations: Düsseldorf, , Germany

Job Function: 01 - Sales

Department: 01 - 01 - Sales Management

Date Published: 08-Feb-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Job Description

These tasks await you with us:

  • Head of department for the complete food service/out-of-home area in the DACH region
  • Technical and disciplinary management of a team of 15 employees
  • Overall responsibility for the P&L of the division
  • Definition- implementation and controlling of the sales strategy and further development of the department
  • Project responsibility in cross-national teams for internationally active customers
  • Management of transnational negotiations
  • Part of the Commercial Leadership Team DACH and the Foodservice Leadership Team Continental Europe
  • Close cooperation with neighboring departments
  • Establishment of sustainable customer relationships
  • Independent execution of annual meetings including pre- and post-processing
  • Development of customer-specific marketing concepts to achieve agreed annual targets
  • Development and establishment of an excellent relationship management of existing customers
  • Continuous reporting on the market and competitive situation
  • Participation in trade fairs

Your qualifications:

! Please note : for this position you need a work permit valid in Germany

  • 5-8 years of professional experience in the sales department of an FMCG company
  • Several years of professional experience in the German Out-of-Home market
  • Experience in leadership is essential
  • University degree
  • Fluent German and English

With this you convince us:

  • Communication skills: At Kraft Heinz you can quickly advance to a management position- regardless of your starting position. For this reason- it is extremely important that you are communicative and can always deal with any kind of colleagues- customers and external stakeholders in a confident and convincing manner.
  • Confident and resilient: You always look ahead and don't let disappointments slow you down. You don't let pressure stress you and a challenging and dynamic work environment is what motivates you.
  • Analytical: Numbers play one of the most important roles for us. With your analytical understanding- you find simple solutions for complex relationships.
  • Team player: Achieving goals is always great- but achieving these goals with your team is the best. You are an absolute team player- which means that you are a leader

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