Job title: Regional Customer Lead

· Location: Barcelona, to manage a team in Madrid, Galicia, Castilla y León, Asturias, Cantabria y País Vasco

About the job

Ready to push the limits of what’s possible? Join Sanofi in one of our corporate functions and you can play a vital part in the performance of our entire business while helping to make an impact on millions around the world. As Regional Customer Lead /Area Manager within our Team, you’ll own the strategy of the designated customers (Pharmacies & wholesalers), from strategy to execution taking into account: people, commercial policy implementation, future channel development & overall return. Be the ambassador of the new ways of selling and become a reference for the whole team on the what & how for both hard & soft skills.

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we build trusted and loved brands that connect with hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide. Our mission is to enable better self-care for individuals and communities, while also contributing to a healthier planet. We strive to act as a force for good by integrating sustainability along our business and employees’ mission and operate responsibly from both a social and environmental point of view. To achieve this, we need people who can shape the future of our business and help us on our journey to becoming the best fast-moving consumer healthcare company in and for the world.

Main Responsibilities

  • The role involves overseeing independent pharmacist team performance and managing assigned wholesalers accounts. This includes planning promotional activities aligned with Trade and Shopper marketing strategies for brands and collaborating with trade marketing on category management projects to optimize display, distribution, promotion, and detailing plan execution. The focus is on both strategic vision (30%) and operational excellence (70%).

  • Analyze market developments and formulate appropriate proposals to develop growth opportunities, including customer specific activities where appropriate. Assess market activity/trends at point of purchase in order to identify new strategic opportunities.

  • Setting up & Tracking the channel targets (according to the budget assumptions).

  • Monitor & drive the daily, monthly, quarterly and annual achievement of strategic objectives.

  • Management & maintenance of Field related tools (CRM – Detailing App – Training app etc).

  • Key Account Management: for the assigned key accounts need to ensure excellence in execution. KAM Master plan (identifying priorities by month/promotional cycle). Drive and execute commercial plan in the assigned wholesaler’s.

  • People Management: lead, coach and motivate a sales team to high performance (pharmacy sales reps)

About you

Experience:

  • Extensive OTC/FMCG experience. Knowledge of the local retail healthcare market is a plus.

  • Key account management and/or team leadership.

Soft and technical Skills:

  • Leadership skills. Strong knowledge of strategic selling & customer relationship management skills.

  • Strategy: anticipate problems and propose solutions, have a holistic vision both internally and externally, be able to manage the short, medium and long term through information analysis.

  • Communication: representative in the LT, ability to influence, use of digital communication tools.

Education:

  • University Degree and Master.

Languages:

  • Excellence in spoken & written language in Spanish and good understanding of the English language, written & spoken is mandatory.

Pursue Progress. Discover Extraordinary.

Progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. You can be one of those people. Chasing change, embracing new ideas and exploring all the opportunities we have to offer. Let’s pursue progress. And let’s discover extraordinary together.

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