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Manager Sales Development Alliance EM

Company Name: ADIDAS
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 2+ years
Degree: Bachelor
Gender:Any
Age:Any  
Nationality: Any
Salary:Unspecified
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:
Support the Market Alliance Key Account Sales organizations in achieving profitable market share growth jointly with Sales Development market team by building up and maintaining sustainable long-term growth strategies of adidas. Support with the implementation and monitor the progress of Global and Market Sales projects and initiatives.
 
Key Responsibilities:
Support Alliance and Strategic KA across each of their markets
Work closely with market sales teams to drive commercial success in Top KA
Ensure clear and fast collaboration to support Alliance KA development within adidas
Define required processes to support expansion and operationalize for local teams
Identify Key Business/Growth Drivers of the assigned accounts and develop projects and activities in partnership with sales development and markets KA teams to grow/maximize our business, and to maintain and improve a profitable relationship with the accounts
Gather and share best practices across the markets and turn it into industry-leading sales tools working closely with the markets and Sales Development; make the Best-in-Class KA tools always available for the markets
Ensure a constant communication flow about status of KA tools (e.g. Global KA Reporting, KA Playbook), Global WHS Key Account Management projects as well as KA gameplans or support plans to the main stakeholders, ie, market KA teams, KAM team/leadership, SVP Global WHS
Own and drive across the market top KA a key initiative with the KAM team, ie, speed, cities, etc. Own and drive/support the implementation of the high number of Global and Market Sales projects, measure results and lead and steer update development upon market needs and Senior Management feedback in the ever-changing environment (e.g. a new approach of sell out analysis, global key account management)
Provide and demonstrate expertise in key forums as required (e.g. Market WHS meetings, WHS Leadership meetings, KA meetings, WHS Operations sessions)
Monitor analyze and report on the assigned Key Accounts on a regular basis to pro-actively manage all business KPIs linked to adidas Market Key Accounts
Create presentations for larger-scale projects and coordinate core team communication, senior management communication and key milestone meetings
Monitor the implementation of the high number of Global Sales projects, measure results and lead and steer update development upon market needs and Senior Management feedback in the ever-changing environment (e.g. a new approach of sell out analysis, global key account management)
Work closely with market / account sales teams to drive commercial success in the specified Top KA
 
Key Relationships:
Global: Global WHS KA, Sales Development, Global GTM Functions, Digital Partner Commerce.
Markets: Sales Directors, Heads of KA, Business Dev., Group functions, CS, SCM, Finance (FP&A), CTC and Brand teams (BU and MOPS).
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Sales Manager with proven track record of success in a global key account environment
Strong interpersonal skills (e.g. communication, negotiation)
Proven methodological skills (e.g. business planning, strategic development, project ownership experience)
Broad and deep functional skills in international global key account environment
High degree of commercial and business acumen knowledge
Extensive knowledge of the adidas / Reebok business along with company experience
Mental flexibility, initiative and determination
Fluent in written and spoken English is a must. Skills and abilities in another language are a benefit
 
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:
Degree in business administration with focus on Sales/Marketing
Business: minimum 2 years
Functional: minimum 2+ years’ experience in global sales, ideally in the sporting goods industry
Cross-functional experience ideally with marketing / sales / finance
Industry: sporting goods / retail / consumer goods