Kellogg Sales Manager - Saudi Arabia in JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia

This role will profitably maximize sales of RTEC, Snacks & Food Away From Home (FAFH) brand portfolio through the formulation and delivery of the Sales Vision and Strategy across assigned markets/channels (KSA & Yemen, all Channels). It will ensure agreed annual business targets are achieved for specified Markets and also lead & coach the Business Unit team.


  • Developing & executing the most appropriate market strategy for RTEC, Snacks & FAFH with the necessary internal management, distributor & trade relationships. Securing agreement of commercial plans & execution of key priorities

  • Delivering agreed annual budgets in specified territory in terms of Kilos, GSV, NSV, NSV/kg, Trade Budget, DSO, forecast accuracy, markets shares and seeking to constantly improve our ROI across markets.

  • Managing distributor relations & day to day sales operations in the specified markets within the set direction.

  • Managing trade investments within agreed parameters & ensure accurate & up to date records are in place.

  • Leading on T2T engagements with distributor, & ensure distributor engagement across functions & with Dubai teams.

  • Providing Country inputs (Macro & Micro) to Leadership Team through Monthly review meetings & QBPMs.

  • Adapting the Kellogg strategy where relevant in each market & be the expert on the specified markets.

  • Providing accurate forecasts to the Supply Chain team.

  • Providing direction, support & accurate & timely communication with the relevant Distributor Field Sales teams to ensure the market plans & strategy are executed

  • Ensuring all relevant Kellogg policies are adhered to and performing systematic distributor performance management. Responsible for improving our distributor capability & increasing Kellogg share of mind with distributor.

  • Coaching & leading direct reports to ensure each is performing/developing in his/her area to the upmost level.

  • Leading on Modern Trade channel to ensure strategies/implementation/Account management is optimized.


  • Significant sales management experience within Top Tier FMCG company

  • Significant experience of distributor management & sales management experience within the Region

  • Proven track record increasing revenue by contributing, driving, & executing with excellence a holistic business plans inclusive of short and long term business strategies and financial targets

  • Strong communication and influencing skills with clarity of purpose

  • Self-driven & motivated

  • Leadership & coaching skills with a proven track record on leading teams.


Need to be willing to travel extensively as will act as the commercial expert in assigned markets.

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Title: Sales Manager - Saudi Arabia

Location: SA-02-Jiddah

Requisition ID: SAL008840

Job Function: Sales and Category Management

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Apr 27, 2018, 3:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes