Business Development Manager
Location Kuala Lumpur
Consultant SueLin Lim
Date posted 05 September 2016
A new Business Development Manager position has just opened up in the FMCG industry here in Kuala Lumpur. Reporting to the Sales Director, this position is for a hunter profile who enjoys bringing in new business to the company.
About the Business Development Manager Role:
This is a newly created position for the organisation to start a new focus in a space whose potential is not maximised. You will be taking lead in creating a new strategy for the channel and define tactics and marketing support required in order to succeed in the role.
- Conduct market and competitor analysis to understand the landscape
- Develop a sales strategy suitable to the channel and products
- Identify customer base and behaviour as well as consumption patterns to work closely with marketing and trade marketing to devise effective campaigns
- Work closely with trade partners to maximise awareness and returns
- Understand the global direction for the company brands and strategies to align it on a local basis
To succeed in this Business Development Role, you need to have the ability to work independently, be self-motivated as well as possess strong problem solving skills.
- Minimum 8 years of working experience in the FMCG industry, especially in a sales and business development function
- Proven track record in converting accounts or adding new accounts to the company's portfolio
- Ability to influence, negotiate and present on a management level
- Excellent people skills across different groups of stakeholders, both internal and external
- Strong business acumen and commercial-savvy
This global FMCG firm needs no introduction and is highly aggressive and holds the market leader position for many of their products. With a newly refreshed goal and vision to be the best in all categories and with continued support from regional and management, culture can be demanding.
If you are confident, self-motivated and enjoy hunting, this Business Development Manager role is for you.
Apply today or call me for more information.
Business Registration Number: 729828-T Licence Number: JTK2125