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Key Accounts Executive 1

Date:  25-Nov-2022

Jeddah, SA

Company:  General Trading Company
Department:  Sales & Marketing
Sub Department:  Sales & Marketing -Pre-sales & Planning
Number of Openings:  1

Role Purpose


The primary responsibility of the Key Account Executive 1 is to align GTC strategy with customers needs by developing mutual business opportunities. At this position, he has to maximize short and long term sales and profitability and build long term successful business relationships with customers to become the preferred supplier.

Job Accountabilities & Activities


- Accountable for the achievement of his customers sales volumes, Growth targets by brand
- Develop customer specific business plans in alignment with key customers and ensure that these plans are properly implemented
- Monitor customer business performance and jointly develop action plans to address any shortfalls.
- Define with NKAM strategic direction for Retail Key Account customers. 
- Maximize the visibility of GTC products within the channel/ customer, balancing customer priorities with brand objectives
- Prepare and conduct regular customer business planning reviews and propose action to accelerate growth.
- In co-ordination with Trade Marketing to develop customer specific tailor-made promotions in line with the category objectives and Business development needs
- Forecast Sales by Key Customers, identify gaps and propose action to overcome them.
- Constantly work to improve the return on investment through the management of financial performance of Key Account Customers utilizing CCS and SPPE as business management tools.
- Gather & report customer trends, needs and competitor information.
- Effectively manage, lead and control direct reports to maximize performance and enhance teamwork 
- Effectively develop and manage long term customer relationships.
- Develop and keep up to date Customer Profiles/Scorecard
- Follow up the collection and payment with customer 

Education & Certifications


University Degree, English and Arabic speaking,

Required Years of Experience


Sales operation experience (2+ years), Marketing experience an advantage.