Sales Ops Lead

Recruiter
Atomic Live
Location
Office based, Reading/Field based requirement - national travel
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
06 May 2018
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Sales Ops Lead

Base:    Office based, Reading/Field based requirement - national travel

Competitive Salary

Car allowance or Company Vehicle, smartphone and tablet pc

Pension (3% contributory)

Private healthcare

On-going training & development via the Atomic Academy

Do you have fighting spirit and drive to accomplish your goals?

Do you have proven experience in managing field sales campaigns, defining strategy 

Are you already smashing your sales targets in Field Sales or FMCG, or are you hungry to show what you can achieve?

The inspiring bit

Carabao is an energy drink that was inspired by the fighting spirit of an individual.   Already the fastest growing energy drink brand in Asia, Carabao is expanding its global presence, having launched into the UK market in April 2016.

As the Carabao Sales Ops Lead you will be the key conduit between Carabao Head Office & Field to ensure that all teams are equipped, trained and reported on to deliver plan on budget and to time.  The Carabao team doesn’t stop until targets are met!

The functional bit

The Sales Ops Lead will be responsible for the development and coordination of the Field Sales strategy.  You will lead the strategy of the sales team and enable the execution of that strategy through directing the Sales team.  This includes all means of communication (internal, trade and shopper marketing), internal co-ordination between marketing and sales, POS development and implementation, Category Management projects, trial activities and sales analysis to generate insight.

You will achieve this by: –

  • Working with Field Sales Lead and ICUK key stakeholders to design, plan and manage the day to day ops
  • Ensure all Field Sales teams have the necessary tools, training and reporting outputs to deliver plan
  • Ensure the calendar of events is up to date, planned and briefed through relevant communications
  • Manage the Data and Insights Manager and Sales Administrator to deliver their KPIs
  • Overarching responsibility for ensuring coverage of key retailers to a prescribed frequency
  • Overarching delivering of coverage of key national accounts as prescribed by plan

The skills bit

You need to be equally great at working alone but also able to integrate as part of a wider team of stakeholders.  You must be target driven, work well under pressure, be responsive to deadlines & fully accountable for personal & team objectives. Well educated, you will have recent experience in FMCG sales, ideally within the Energy Drinks market.

  • To represent Carabao you must have high energy, personable style with a great attitude and personality
  • You must have strong strategic planning skills
  • A key aspect of this role is liaising with Carabao stakeholders and defining the optimum plan for Field Sales support.This will require management of all stakeholder requirements; negotiating space within the sales planner and managing expectations/providing alternate solutions should the request not be met
  • You must have strong negotiation skills
  • Commercial acumen and the ability to identify the best strategy to deliver return on investment
  • People management skills
  • Advanced presentation writing & delivery skills
  • Strong data & analytical skills
  • Ability to use data to drive out strategy for return on investment​

The delivery bit

Objectives to include: -

  • Delivery of field sales overall plan and key metrics
  • Management of allocated budget and resources
  • Accurate planning and delivery of tactical activity
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting and analytics through Data & Insights Manager

How to apply

If you can demonstrate strong skills across the required attributes & are interested in being considered for this position, please send an email expressing your interest by clicking the 'APPLY' button

Please state the reference: SALESOPS in the subject of your email.

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