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(Entrance Level) Key Account Manager

Job Name

(Entrance Level) Key Account Manager

Country:

Switzerland

City:

Schaffhausen

Function:

Commercial

Reporting Line:

Head of KAM

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Christopher Hütte

About the role

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

In this role you will be accountable for creating value through driving revenue and developing strategic relationships with key customers in Switzerland. You will create the legacy of Bacardi and drive key decisions that will significantly affect Bacardi’s presence. Your deep commercial knowledge and ability to develop strategic relationships will be key to your success in this role.

ABOUT YOU

To be successful in this role you need to bring an extended talent for key accounting, coordination & organisation. A result driven attitude with an ambitious vision and personal goal setting will set your own characteristic goals for your own success with Bacardi.

Responsibilities

WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART YOUR KEY FOCUS WILL BE
  • Deliver on key revenue targets (NSV, Gross Margin, Profitability, ROI, Value Share)
  • Deliver impact from channel and shopper marketing programs agreed with Marketing
  • Understand customer strategy and how to leverage the Bacardi value proposition to grow mutual business
  • Drive, agree, and execute customer Joint Business Plans that deliver “win-win” value to Bacardi and customers
  • You will be accountable for the effective implementation of our annual negotiation agreements and price increases
  • Optimize promotional plans through the year through implementation of the ROI strategy and goals
  • Input into the shaping of the channel & portfolio strategy of the Cluster
  • Input into the Cluster IAP process to ensure local channel and customer needs are captured
  • Build effective long-term relationships with Key Customers
  • Provide accurate demand forecasting to Supply Chain teams or to Cluster Sales Performance and Planning team
  • Relentlessy drive a pay for performance based approach with Customers

Skills and Experience

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY
  • In the best case you already bring experience managing Key Accounts/customers in a leading FMCG company
  • Or first experiences in OffTrade food/discount and OnTrade wholesaler universe
  • Ideally strong track record of delivery with customers
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge of sales effectiveness tools processes and category management
  • Crossfunctional experiences in another commercial department outside sales
  • Solid track record of performance in commercial roles
  • Act and feel like an entrepreneur within the company
  • Fluency in Country’s most spoken languages (German)
  • Proficiency in English language skills and ideally French
  • Strong Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Powerpoint) skills

Personal Qualities – SHARE OUR FOUNDER’S PASSION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FLAIR
  • You have strong negotiation and analytical skills
  • You are a Teamplayer - loving our brands
  • You are not afraid to try out new things while still working with a result-oriented mindset
  • It was always easy for you to convince or motivate people from your point of view
  • You have no problem traveling

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.


Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.