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Account Manager Travel Retail - Africa & Indian Ocean (ZAR 432,400 – 540,500 per annum) - Central & Southern Africa

Ref: 396 Date Posted: Thursday 11 Apr 2019
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We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Travel Retail team in the role of Account Manager, based in Johannesburg, South Africa.


The Account Manager will develop quality relationships with travel retail customers across the territory of Africa to drive sales and build brand equity.  They will drive improvements in distribution and visibility in key African airports and travel retail channels of key cities and achieve key performance indicators set by the Commercial Manager.  They will support the implementation of strategic plans for the region to ensure growth for existing markets and identify and successfully pursue business development opportunities in new markets.


Key attributes for this role include-

  • Degree or equivalent in business or a related subject

  • A minimum of 3-5 years commercial experience in a “blue chip” FMCG company

  • Must currently hold a valid entitlement to work in South Africa

  • Account Management experience

  • Strong analytical skills and financial understanding

  • Commercial Acumen: P&L, price modelling skills

  • Experience of working in an international organisation

  • Experience in Sub Saharan Africa & prior experience of working in Travel Retail would be advantageous

  • Track record of successful collaboration in a cross cultural environment

  • Fluency in spoken and written English

  • Fluent in French is advantageous

  • Ability to travel is a requirement for this role


 Closing date for applications is 24th April 2019


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