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Area Sales Manager SK

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Wage (gross)
3 200 EUR/month(seniority of the candidate will be taken into account in the job offer) + annual bonus based on the fulfillment of the company's goals

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Job Purpose: Drive performance of Business Unit (BU) product portfolio from distribution into pharmacies, modern and independent trade. To enhance perception of GSK products among HCP´s within GSK values, ethical standards and local market legislation. To ensure achievement of total BU targets by proper management of team of sales representatives (SR´s) in Slovakia

Key Responsibilities:
• To create, implement and evaluate regional sales plans for individual sales representatives (SR´s) in order to achieve defined sales targets
• To evaluate sales results and other activities of SR´s in order to measure their performance and further enhance their competences.
• To coach SR´s and Senior sales representatives in order to develop their professional careers within GSK.
• To participate in sales cycle planning sessions to set up priorities and targets for each sales cycle during the year.
• Manage sales cycle meetings in order to motivate and clearly brief sales teams about sales priorities before each sales cycle.
• Deliver monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets in value terms with given accounts.
• Deliver annual TOT target, continuous follow up on ROI.
• Consult and inform GSKs other departments in all issues, opportunities, topics relevant to their role.
• Monthly, quarterly and annual review planning of sales, as broken down by accounts and SKUs as part of the demand review process.
• Develops and implements account based promotional plans for accounts with Shopper Team in line with GSKs effort priorities.
• Continuous improvement of product visibility via shelf-share, off-shelf placement POS materials.
• Continuously monitors competitive environment and customer demand, pre-active approach
• Effectively monitors timely payments.
• Monitors standard and promotional retail prices for internal purposes.
• Ensure regular reporting in line with agreed standards

• Commercial Execution: channel/customer results, channel/customer share, profit plus gross margin, trade investment management, win/win commercial results through collaborative ways of working and effective negotiation.
• Category & Brands: market share, net sales, net profit, category/brand sales, shelf space/location, implementing Customer and Category plans at point of purchase.
• Scientific Innovation: regulatory requirements, innovation sales.
• Supply Chain & Cost Control: forecast accuracy (GSK internal target).
• Talent & Culture: 360 Feedback. Be compliant to GSK Code of Conduct and GSK Code of Marketing Practice as well as the local regulations related to sales and marketing activities

Financial Scope:
• Account Sales vs. Budget
• Gross to Net (trade $) vs. Budget
• Account profitability
• Market share growth by accounts
• New product launches achieving business case

Information about the selection process

If you are interested in the job position, send us your CV. All CV´s will be carefully assessed, and we reserve the right to contact only those candidates who meet the requirements of the job position.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

Required skills & competencies:

• Winning sales skills: insight, strategic planning, category development, customer business planning, selling and negotiation, relationship management, executional excellence, commercial excellence
• 5+ years of sales and/or marketing experience in FMCG
• Minimum 3+ year in retail customer management and negotiations
• strong results orientation and high execution ability
• understanding of the systems, processes, procedures utilized by large organizations like GSK
• enterprise mindset, strategic thinking
• excellent negotiation and communication skills
• excellent ability to analyse, interpret data and prepare business solutions
• advanced level of understanding consumer, shopper, expert insights in FMCG industries
• solid financial acumen
• Fluent in English


Brief description of the company

Profile of GSK Group

GSK ( GlaxoSmithKline ) is a global scientific and medical company that operates in more than 115 countries . Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more , feel better and live longer . We develop, manufacture and provide a wide range of innovative products for health and personal care .
We focus on :
• Medicines to treat wide variety of diseases
• Vaccines for children and adults to protect against infectious diseases
• Consumer products available in stores and pharmacies

GSK in Slovakia

The success of our company depends on the experience and motivation of our employees , so we are committed to their development. GSK offers its employees many opportunities for career development to enable them to work their best to develop their own potential and fulfill professional ambitions .
We support our employees in volunteer activities and as a company we devote a significant proportion of funds for charitable purposes , for which we have been named the Top Corporate Philanthropist .

GlaxoSmithKline Slovakia s.r.o. , Bratislava
GlaxoSmithKline Slovakia s.r.o. consists of divisions :
a) Pharmaceuticals aimed at graduation and distribution of a wide range of drugs mainly in the areas of respiratory diseases , cancerous diseases and the prevention of bacterial and viral infections - a vaccine
b ) Consumer Healthcare , within which combines the best from the world of daily consumer goods in categories - overall health , skin health , oral care and food and supplies to retail chains and pharmacies.

de Miclén s.r.o., a registered company of GSK , Levice
Stable , dynamically developing production plant in Levice , with nearly 600 employees , is part of the distribution network for GSK Consumer Healthcare . It focuses on the manufacture of personal care products in two divisions ( toothpaste and hair care ) , while part of the production is carried out under the name of our international contractors .

Number of employees

500-999 employees


Contact person: Julie Vařbuchtová
E-mail: send CV

ID: 4209483  Dátum zverejnenia: 23.11.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 200 EUR/month