National Sales Manager - France

Recruiter
Noble Futures
Location
France (FR)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
25 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
21277
Job Type
Sales Manager
Sector
Animal Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A privately-owned product development, sales and distribution company representing some of the biggest names in pharma is for the first time looking for a National Sales Manager for France, due to rapid growth. 

Currently comprised of 4 separate companies across 3 Geographies, servicing clients’ needs at both vet and merchant levels. There is an existing very strong regulatory affairs and technical services team. The National Sales Manager is a new position as part of a structured plan to aggressively expanding the export markets.

The company is expanding rapidly and therefore requires a National Sales Manager for France to help achieve the growth strategy. Over the last 2 years the company has grown 15 & 20% respectively so is very much on an upwards curve in terms of growth.

The company structure is very flat and as such results in a great team dynamic.

This company encourages flexibility and a work life balance with a culture based on autonomy and empowering employees to make decisions within their own areas, whilst feeding into the collective vision and purpose.

The Role of National Sales Manager is to:

  • Establish a network and drive sales across the territory
  • Play a key role in the senior management team to achieve set objectives and budgeted performance targets
  • Be responsible for an agreed portfolio of Animal Health Accounts in France. Identify and drive growth in the market
  • Provide senior management with support as required
  • To work closely with the Sales, Technical and Marketing teams in managing all commercial activities
  • Ensure sales targets are achieved in a cost-effective manner
  • To ensure technical training and support is provided to customers and prospects in line with commercial objectives
  • To be fully aware of developments in the Animal Health industry and to monitor all competitor activity
  • To attend and participate in relevant industry conferences, working groups and meetings

To be successful in the role you should have a strong understanding of veterinary pharmaceutical sales and route to market in France.

You should have a strong command of both the English and French language.

Location in France is flexible - as long as you are able to travel effectively.

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