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Date: Apr 20, 2019

Location: Brugge, VWV, BE

 

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Location: Brugge, Flanders, Belgium
No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 72729

 

Account Manager (fulltime)

West-Vlaanderen

 

As an Account Manager you will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships and providing a direct interface with the Veterinary professionals at practice level to ensure the highest levels of veterinary endorsement for Hill’s brands and with specialist pet retail operators at store level to ensure optimal execution of Hill’s 6P’s. The Account manager will represent the Hill’s brand and ensure Hill’s is the strategic partner of choice in the assigned stores and clinics and gain professional and business support to grow share of market and sales. The successful candidate will be responsible for achieving sales targets and territory objectives for the Pet & Vet Channels in the area of West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

 

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:

 

  • Territory management by achieving territory sales targets
  • Develop deep knowledge of the customer’s business and organization
  • Provide best in class professional support reaching all key stakeholders in specified veterinary clinics /stores
  • Identify opportunities and develop technical and business propositions that meet the needs of both Hill’s and the customer
  • Develop and implement annual business plans for specified veterinary clinics/stores which realise both the needs of the customer and Hill’s overall commercial objectives
  • Schedule regular business reviews with the decision maker in the veterinary clinics/stores to assess the achievements versus the agreed goals and adjust plans accordingly
  • Business & financial management by monitoring the achievement of the territory objectives versus target and develop corrective actions where necessary
  • Represent Hill’s at meetings/conferences e.g. trade shows, pet training days, store opening days, congresses and local and national meetings.

 

 

Required qualifications/ experience:

 

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Pharmaceuticals, Veterinary Science or similar
  • Previous sales experience in field sales, veterinary industry, FMCG, pharmaceutical company or nutrition company is highly regarded
  • Exceptional relationship management skills and client focus
  • High motivation and personal drive to increase sales and build business relationships
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Intermediate or advanced computer skills - Word, Excel & Power Point
  • A valid driver's license

 

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.

Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 


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