Local Area Representative

AB InBev Africa

About the job

Dreaming big is in our DNA. It’s who we are as a company. It’s our culture. It’s our heritage. And more than ever, it’s our future. A future where we’re always looking forward. Always serving up new ways to meet life’s moments. A future where we keep dreaming bigger. We look for people with passion, talent, and curiosity, and provide them with the teammates, resources and opportunities to unleash their full potential. The power we create together – when we combine your strengths with ours – is unstoppable. Are you ready to join a team that dreams as big as you do?

The key purpose of this position is to provide a market driven service that builds sustainable competitiveness within clearly identified channels which delivers sustainable growth in brand equity.

Key Outputs and Responsibilities:

  • Achieve volume and market share targets.
  • Provide a professional and innovative Sales Service.
  • Implementation of National and Regional promotions.
  • Understand and develop consumer insights.
  • Manage stock rotation and merchandising in outlets.
  • Initiate relevant beer selling opportunities to grow volume and market share.
  • Foster close relationships with customer to benefit sales.
  • Manage market activities and assist in identifying opportunities.
  • Control budgets and provide reports.
  • Ensure brand / pack availability.
  • Implement sales projects and have the ability to track progress and ROI.

Key Attributes and Competencies:

  • High energy and drive – ability to work under pressure.
  • Broad business skills – able to give general advice.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to think analytically.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Good numerical skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills – friendly and able to interact with the entire demographic spectrum.
  • Mature and streetwise.
  • Ability to be innovative and be creative.
  • Good implementation skills.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Diploma in Marketing/ Business Management/ Anything related.
  • Two years’ experience in the FMCG industry.
  • A valid code 08 driver’s license.

Additional Information:

  • Band: XI

AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer, and all appointments will be made in-line with AB InBev employment equity plan and talent requirements. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted. The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for short-listing.

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