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08/09 Payal Guha Thakurta
Manager - Talent Acquisition at Guiltfree Industries Ltd

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RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group - Area Sales Manager (5-10 yrs)

Any Location Job Code: 1152238

Area Sales Manager

Area Sales Manager is responsible for the Sales performance of the assigned Area/State/Channel.

He/ She will deliver the overall Area sales objectives by:

1. Implementing Monthly/Quarterly Operating Plans

2. Building robust Distributor(CP/Distributor) infrastructure

3. Driving Quantity/ Quality of Coverage and POP Execution

4. Managing Customer

5. Developing Team


- Graduate or PG specializing in Marketing and Sales from a reputed institute

- Work Experience & Key Competencies:

- Candidate should have experience of at least 4-5 years as Area Sales Head / Area Sales Manager in FMCG Company.

Specific Accountabilities/Deliverables:

1. Sales planning and Execution:

- Firm up sales plans for the month/quarter/annum with RSM/Head of Sales

- Ensuring right forecasting, volume/Value build up for the monthly numbers and clarity on Trade/marketing inputs

- Communicating and aligning the plans with the Sales Team

- Tracking and Monitoring of Sales plans on Daily/weekly basis

- Monitoring Promo effectiveness on the SKU/brand (both Consumer/Trade Promo)

- Identifying issues and the opportunities at Brand/Category level looking at internal and external trends.

2. Building Distributor Infrastructure:

- Closely monitoring Distributor infrastructure and its effectiveness

- Proactively building infrastructure blue print in line with sales growths and coverage objectives.

- Identifying gaps in terms of investment, infrastructure and work out corrective actions.

- Aligning large Distributors with JBP (Joint Business Plan) on all important business objectives for the City/Channel.

3. Driving Quantity, Quality of Coverage and POP Execution:

- Continuous focus on increasing availability of our Products

- Increasing Direct Coverage with right bench marks

- Increasing Numerical Distribution by leveraging Channels

- Driving sales efficiency metrics- ECO, TLS, Bills cut, LPB etc

- Understanding the new emerging trends in FMCG distributive Trade.

- Implementing Channel programmes and Visibility drives

- Monitoring all key brand Activities of the month/quarter at the POP

- DSR effectiveness in terms of key activities/programmes

- Continuous focus on width and depth of our Brands as per the Channel spread

4. Managing Customer


a. Providing Excellent service to the trade : PDP, Line Fill

b. To manage his investments Stock, Credit and Claims management as per agreed norms.

c. Quarterly ROI study and take corrective actions.

d. Building and developing AW/Distributor Crew.

e. Building relationship for a long term partnership.


a. Provides best in class service thro our AW/Distributor

b. Damage/Expiry stock management

c. Claim settlements as per the norms

5. Building and Developing Team

- People planning as per span and channel specifications

- Providing right directions on execution, sales and process orientation

- Regular Sales performance review and feedback

- Identifying skill/competency gaps and working out Development Action Plans

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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