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Senior Sales Manager Coffee

Anderlecht, Bélgica Comercial 22/06/2024 93459


Are you a challenge-thirsty individual? Come and join us at Coca-Cola Europacific Partners and discover a world full of bubbles, innovation and success!

The Senior Manager Business Development Coffee is a critical commercial role leading the customer development of the Belux Hot beverages business, with a pivotal impact on topline growth and the annual business plan and long range plan. 

You excel at developing strong relationships with our existing customers and building a new customer pipeline & relationships, you have a passion for negotiating and creating customer business plans, supporting and developing your team. You are a real team player and work together with a cross-functional team to deliver excellent results.

You will lead the commercial team and report to the Hot Beverages Director

Your job will involve

  • Be a member of the Belux Coffee Management Team
  • Lead the customer development of the Hot beverages portfolio in Belux, defining and shaping the long-term vision and strategy for your customer portfolio in Belgium and Luxembourg as well as building a solid and sustainable customer base throughout the strategic environment
  • Creating and implementing an Long Range Plan and Annual Business Plan to achieve the maximum growth potential for CCEP
  • Managing your customer P&L. A profitable revenue growth of CCEP at your client base & new customers (business case & scenario building). You ensure that the financial objectives are met (follow-up and make corrective recommendations)
  • Deliver the sales and financial targets
  • Bringing complex negotiations to a good result, both substantively and relationally 
  • Determine the right metrics and assure business, operations and service monitoring and course correction supported by performance reporting.
  • Create an environment for the teams to be successful in coffee, including sales and negotiation tools, training and providing input for an efficient end-to-end process.
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders to deliver the plan.

Profile must haves:

  • Excellent command in French & Dutch and good level in English as well
  • Experience within FMCG
  • Proven stakeholder management & influencing skills internally to put coffee on the radar across departments and channels
  • The right leadership and empathic people manager skills, bringing the team to a higher level and assuring wellbeing in a fastmoving start-up context with a pressure on delivering projects and signing new deals. 
  • Commercial flair, pro-actively engaging with (global) account leads internally, and proven negotiation skills (tactics, creativity)

Profile nice to haves

  • Experience within coffee
  • The ability to define, visualise and impactfully communicate a strategy
  • Financial acumen, ability to read the E2E P&L, take appropriate corrective measures and leverage this knowledge to flexibly improve offers to customers
  • Project management skills, bringing structure in the launch of COSTA
  • Strong networking capabilities (internal & external)
  • Both experience in coffee (and the former At Work & institution) channel are an asset for being successful.
  • Action and operations driven with a can-do entrepreneurial mindset
  • Results-driven with an hunting spirit
  • Eager to have an impact and co-create the future on Coffee for Belux
  • Passionate to personally invest in coffee, equipment capabilities and business specifics

*The list above is an indication of the ideal profile we are looking for. Do you recognise yourself only in the must haves but have tons of enthusiasm to develop the nice to haves? Then don't hesitate to send in your application or contact TA.

In addition to a cheerful team, we provide:

  • A competitive salary
  • A company car and fuel card
  • Real opportunities for career development within CCEP
  • Tailor-made training courses for employees
  • Attractive non-statutory benefits such as hospitalisation insurance (your partner and child(ren) living under the same roof are also entitled), disability insurance, a pension plan, a choice of dental insurance or sports and culture vouchers, a good work/life balance (50% teleworking for positions that allow it) and much more ....

Who are we?
We are Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) – a dedicated team of 42,000 people, serving customers in 31 countries, who work together to make, move and sell some of the world’s most loved drinks. We are a global business and one of the leading consumer goods companies in the world. We help our 2.1 million customers grow, and we are constantly investing in exciting new products, innovative technologies and fresh ideas. This helps us to delight the 600 million people who enjoy our drinks every day, including Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Sprite®, Monster® and Nalu®.

Our recruitment vision 
At CCEP, we advocate for equal opportunities and welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of their ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, or disability status. Only skills will be taken into consideration, and to put it on top of it all, we are open to and encouraging job sharing.
Job sharing is a practice whereby two people share the responsibilities and working hours of a full-time position. This approach offers unique flexibility, promoting a better balance between professional and personal life.

We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply and bring their unique perspectives and experiences to our teams thereby creative valuable richness. And if you're looking for a flexible, collaborative working opportunity that promotes a better quality of life, job sharing and CCEP could be just what you're looking for. 

Convinced? We eagerly await your application!

We constantly strive to provide a friendly and inclusive recruitment process, encouraging candidates to inform us of their specific needs or any necessary adjustments needed to ensure a pleasant and accessible experience for everyone.

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