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Upfield Professional Manager - Czech Republic & Slovakia




Your Role

Upfield Professional Manger is responsible for delivering sales and profit targets in Czech Republic and Slovakia including development and implementation of Sales and Marketing strategies.

Main Accountabilities

  • Defining annual plans and budget
  • Close co-operation with the sales agent (Unilever Food Solutions)
  • Co-creating annual plans and quarterly demand creation plans
  • Reviewing business performance in Monthly Growth Meetings
  • Securing necessary investments to deliver business targets
  • Developing and executing bakery channel entry strategy
  • Building best portfolio via innovation and rejuvenation
  • Driving distributors activation programs and C&C perfect store
  • Driving digital, e-com and data programs
  • Building portfolio/brands presence on web and in social media;
  • Developing e-com with distributors and getting online performance data for trade web shops;
  • Focusing on secondary sales data (quantity and frequency of collection)

Upfield Professional Manger reports to the Upfield Professional Manager Eastern Europe.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Significant experience (min. 5 years) in managing business
  • Experience in Foods and B2B (bakery) will be an advantage
  • Very strong track record of delivery in the previous roles – essential
  • Experience in a cluster or regional environment
  • Business strategy formulation
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Demonstrable customer focused attitude
  • Very strong work ethic, resilience in the face of pressure, good team player
  • Ability to meet multiple stretching deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Project and budget management
  • Ability to work in a matrix organisation

Your Personal Power! 😊

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

Want to make an impact where it matters?

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for limitless career defining opportunities.

You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact.

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career.

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!

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