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Trade Execution - On Trade

Job Name

Trade Execution- On Trade

Country:

Portugal

City:

Lisbon

Function:

Commercial

Reporting Line:

MODERN ON TRADE MANAGER

Job type:

Full time

About the role

WHAT DOES A EXECUTION ON-TRADE CORE AND PREMIUM BRANDS DO?

As Trade Execution On-Trade Core and Premium Brands you will be part of the Sales team in Portugal and will be responsible for the On-Trade execution of the activities in the local Integrated Activity Planning (IAP) for Core and Premium brands ensuring that excellent execution is at the forefront of all our customer facing activity.

You will have a strong footprint in the field and work closely with Brand Builders covering full country and assuring a cohesive approach to planning & execution to ensure consistency and effectiveness, according with local market needs and fully aligned with Brand/CPA Managers.

You will build and develop best in class CPA capabilities at a local level that will enable us to win in the marketplace.

The nature of the role will mean that the majority of your time will be spent in the field supporting the Brand Builders and with high focus on potentiating the visibility and activation of our Core and Premium brands in the outlets.

Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Deep knowledge of the Core/Premium brands BVI’s, assuring updates with the BM/CPA
  • Assure the update of all new Brand Assets that can be adaptable/used by the team in the Mkt Assets Sharepoint
  • Responsible for the Core and Premium brands On-Trade tailor-made Visibilities and Activations in line with the IAP Activities
  • All the tailor-made visibilities will require a visit to the outlet to assess if the brand proposed fits and to receive inputs from the Customer.
  • You will lead the development and implementation of a variety of customer-focused materials and programs according with Brands toolkits, local social responsibility policies and regulations
  • You will be responsible for the BTL Agency Management concerning On-Trade execution projects: Briefing, Production and Activation.
  • Work with Design Agencies for the Brand visuals proposal (aligned with BM/CPA) and assure approval of the Customer through the Brand Builder (this may require several rounds of adaptations until reach an agreement with the customer and keeping the brand identity).
  • Work with selected Agencies for production of tailormade visibility material aligning with BM/CPA the cost of the visibility for each outlet and assuring that all the executions are done with excellence
  • You will be responsible to build and keep updated a On-Trade Execution Activity Calendar with project kick off, and timeline for design, approval and production, assuring that Sales and Customers have accurate information.
  • Secure excellence in implementation by being in the outlet in person with the Agency in order to confirm if the execution is in line with the design approved.
  • Follow up on the tailormade visibility evaluation with support from Sales in order to measure the impact in the brand(s) sell out before and after the implementation, feeding the IAP Tracker
  • Manage all the local Brand Activations planned for the Core and Premium brands, assuring monthly report with the updated results for measure and evaluation, feeding the IAP Tracker
  • Weekly meetings of projects status for BM/CPA and Sales
  • You will manage the A&P budget approved for the brands, looking to increase efficiency
  • Monthly planning of Field Visits with the Brand Builders in order to evaluate the potential for new visibilities and the update/renew of older ones in outlets with high potential
  • You will influence the development of On-Trade Channel Strategies that through the Integrated Activity Plan (IAP) process are converted into winning value propositions that drive value growth.
  • Responsible for the incentive plan for the Wholesalers’s team, define strategy with On
  • Trade team, in order to ensure the implementation of the program;
  • Ensure the right tools to accelerate rotation of our products in Wholesalers

Skills and Experience

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY:
  • Experience managing Key Customers;
  • People management experience including proven coaching abilities and leadership abilities to create a collaborative high performing team
  • Sense of ownership, teamwork spirit and focus in objective
  • Demonstrable track record of performance in Commercial
  • Proficiency in English language skills
  • Fluency in Country’s most spoken languages – Portuguese
  • Strong track record of delivery with Customers
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • First hand field sales experience
  • Working knowledge of sales effectiveness tools processes and category management

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.