Sales Manager - Fragrances

Mumbai City Permanent
  • Work with one of the largest Fragrance Houses across the globe
  • Set up and drive business growth for the organization in India

About Our Client

The client is one of the leading organizations in the Fragrances and Aromas space with a strong global presence. With a presence across 20+ geographies globally, the client believes in leading the markets it is present in with a keen focus on cutting edge research and developement, and paramount product quality. With India being a core focus market for the client, they are looking at a strong global expansion with achieving a market leadership position in the coming decade.

Job Description

Main Mission:

  • Analyse, evaluate, and develop the fragrance market in India
  • Develop a customer portfolio and build loyalty
  • Achieve sales annual objectives with a keen focus on building the presence in the Indian markets

Scope of duties:

  • Account Management
  • Build and Implement Customers Action Plan and Sales Plan aligned with the strategy in terms of segment, market and customer's profiles
  • Manage existing distributors and direct customers
  • Identifying, visiting and recruiting new customers and define their potential aligned with the strategy
  • Negotiate prices following as per price policy
  • Manage the briefs to achieve the annual sales growth
  • Anticipation of client needs with pro-active proposals
  • Responsible for the kick-off of projects requested by customers with complete compliancy of their requirements
  • Monitoring the right level of resources by project
  • Working closely with the key stakeholders of project: Evaluation, Perfumers, Marketing
  • Analysing client feedback in order to meet their expectations
  • Ensuring client satisfaction during the entire development process
  • Follow and analyse the sales performance and report to the Area Manager

Broad Objectives:

  • Plan and monitor a budget
  • Ensure the administrative management of projects along with the sales assistant
  • Negotiation of agreements and contracts with customers
  • Financial follow up: orders, billing, payments terms
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Reporting

The Successful Applicant

Prerequisites (training, experience, skills):

  • Significant experience in sales position in the perfumery segment cross categories
  • Strong knowledge of the Indian market: key actors and trends
  • Strong knowledge of sales and marketing tools
  • Project management and implementation of the sales strategy
  • Business monitoring: budget, forecast, pricing
  • Identification of new business opportunities to drive growth
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Fluent English, Fluent Hindi (+ Indian regional languages)
  • Knowledge of the technical characteristics of products
  • Leadership, collaboration, and organization skills, diplomacy, dynamism, autonomy

What's on Offer

- Opportunity to develop and lead the business for a Global Powerhouse in the fragrances space in the Indian market

- Opportunity to poision oneself as a market leader in the fragrances and perfumery space

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