General Manager/GM-(Sales & Marketing/S&M)- Instant Coffee

  • Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 4-12 years
  • 02 Feb 2015

  • Sales & Marketing

  • FMCG/ Foods/ Beverages
Job Description

A Rapidly growing Europe based Food & Beverages (F&B) organization has set up their Instant Coffee plant in India and now looking for GM Sales for their Mid East & Africa (MEA) region to be based of out of India.

Role: International Sales & Marketing(S&M) of Instant Coffee
Designation: General Manager/GM-(S&M)
Reporting to : Director
Minimum Qualification: Preferred to have PG diploma or masters in international/foreign trade
Minimum Work experience: 4 - 9 years of sales in international markets
Industry/Sector Specific experience: Instant Coffee
Location: Flexible (Anywhere in India)
Preferred location: Sullurpet, Nellore District, AP (appx 80 kms north of Chennai/TN)
Candidates who are based out of Bangalore/Chennai/Mumbai and not open to shift their base can
also be accommodated at their current location.

Must Have:
Sales & Marketing(S&M) experience in International Markets for Instant Coffee.
Minimum Current Salary : INR 20 lacs
Travel: Willing to travel extensively to Africa & Gulf Countries

Key Accountabilities/KRAs:
- Identification of key markets and potential customers
- Identification of potential customers

Skills/Experience required to perform the role:
- Hard working
- Aggressive
- have worked in similar field in Africa & South Eastern Asian or ASEAN Markets
- have worked in coffee/tea sales in Africa & South Eastern Asian or ASEAN countries
- have travelled internationally in the previous job

Soft Skills:
- Excellent Communication skills
- Ability to work in team and individual capacity
- Strong leader
- Can drive the sales growth
- Not shy to be in market in building relationship with customers.

Personal competencies:
The Values:
- Speed & Efficiency
- Hard working
- Integrity.
- Honest
- Eagerness to grow professionally.

No. of reportee's : 2 to 3
Appx Travel % : (International) Extensive at the beginning
Language skill. English & Hindi

Candidate from following companies will be preferred:
- Tata Coffee
- Consolidated Coffee Ltd (CCL) Products
- SLN Coffee
- Narasu Exports
- Lavazza

- Nestle/Nescafe
- Unilever/ Bru