Commercial Export Sales Manager – PZ Cussons

PZ Cussons operates in Africa, Asia and Europe with its strategy built on four core principles.

* We operate in selected markets that have the potential for future growth, both in mature and emerging markets.

* We develop leading brands for the markets in which we operate.

* We operate world class supply chain networks that enable us to deliver our brands quickly and efficiently to our local consumers.

* We recruit, develop and retain a great team of people who are aligned with our values and who can drive our plans for growth.

Job Description
The successful candidate who reports to the Group Sales Director, must be a professional who shares the same passion as we do for Customer Excellence.  He/she must be a person who can ensure effective & efficient co-ordination of the Sales Force and deliver the Company’s Objectives.

The successful candidate is required to:

  • Identify and appoint official country distributors in African markets and provide appropriate information for setting up new customers accounts in MFG in line with agreed distributor’s expectations.
  • Agree export prices/payment modalities/trading terms with customers in line with procedure.
  • Establish proven customer payment from bank and prepare a proforma invoice of the order.
  • Arrange for registration of trademarks of products and all other documents in export countries.
  • Clarify any special requirements from customers and relate back to PZ Management.
  • Forward the proforma invoice to the Export Logistics department for loading/stuffing arrangement.
  • Follow up on customer order shipment until delivery for effective customer service.
  • Ensure good customer relationship management / regular status update.
  • Ensure alignment with S&OP and inclusion of export orders in the monthly forecast.

Desired Skills & Experience
The Person:


The successful candidate is required to possess:

  • B.Sc. in related fields. An MBA will be an added advantage.
  • 5-10 years working experience in a similar role.
  • Computer expertise especially in MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good knowledge of ports operations and the Nigerian freight system.
  • Good working relationship with NEPC, NACCIMA, MANEG.
  • Good knowledge of inventory management, planning and organising skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in French Language (Compulsory).
  • A hands on work ethics with CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE,ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS


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