PZ Cussons is a dynamic consumer products group and innovator of some of the world’s best known and loved brands. Calling on over 130 years of expertise, we operate internationally in carefully selected developed and emerging markets that present the greatest strategic potential for future growth. Our world-class supply chain and distribution networks enable us to meet our global consumer needs and deliver quality brands that add value and enhance everyday lives.

Job Position: Territory Sales Manager

Job Location: Oyo

Job Description

  1. Achieve agreed business objectives/KPIs for the territory (Sell in, sell out, Focus Category, NPD listing and promotions)
  2. Achieve sales drivers’ objectives for the territory viz (Distribution, Visibility, Price and Promotion)
  3. Managing territories with potential to deliver a minimum of 1B per annum
  4. Plan to deliver customer based and territory based agreed sales (NIV and Category) targets periodically and ensuring a MoM and YoY growth
  5. Analyse and review distributors’ performance against agreed KPIs
  6. Work with the ZM to develop JBP of customers in assigned territory
  7. Ensure bi-weekly stock taking in other to protect company resources
  8. Tracking of distributor performance payments (including posting and matching), monthly account reconciliation/signing off, repayment plans linked to capability development
  9. Ensure collection of outstanding debt within stipulated time frame and accompanying same with sell-in of depleted SKUs
  10. Adherence to monthly journey plan for customers’ contact and engagement
  11. Ensure compliance to retail operating standards in all showrooms
  12. Organize and coordinate activities of floor sales merchandizers
  13. Implement strict credit control for Key distributors and ensure purchases are done within approved credit limit
  14. Accountable for POS materials and other sales-driving materials deployed to territory through monitoring to ensure safe keeping and optimal u

Reporting Relationships:

  • Zonal Managers/ Key Accounts Manager/ Regional Commercial Manager


  1. Return on Investment
  2. Customer Satisfaction
  3. Turn Around Time
  4. Strategic Alliances with different institutions

Internal & External Relationships:

  1. Zonal Managers
  2. Marketing/Sales/Channel/Supply Chain/Finance/HR team
  3. Customers
  4. Agencies
  5. PZ Marketing & Sales network

Key Performance Indicators:

  1. Target vs. Actual monthly/yearly performance (sell-out, KPIs Timely and quality of execution of trade and marketing
  2. Activities in assigned territory)
  3. Implementation of Territory Coverage Strategy Achievement of Quality, Distribution, Visibility, Price/promotion targets.

Job Requirements

  1. Candidates should possess a First Degree in any discipline
  2. Computer Literacy


  1. Minimum of 1-2 years experience in marketing or sales, and over this period has successfully delivered on KPIs.
  2. Direct experience of PZ Cussons Way of selling capabilities with a focus on Sales Driver execution at the point of purchase (QDVP), Outlet Segmentation and Managing Relationships including structured call, persuasive selling and brand passion.
  3. Experience in an electrical-related company is an added advantage.


  1. Good knowledge of business objectives and priorities.
  2. Experienced driver with valid license
  3. Knowledge of Field Sales Management and Market Intelligence.
  4. PZ Cussons Leadership competencies- BEST values

Functional or Technical / Business Skills:

  1. Commercial Acumen – Emerging
  2. Customer Management – Emerging
  3. Negotiation Skills – Emerging
  4. In Market Execution – Emerging
  5. Selling Skills – Emerging
  6. Sales Drivers – Emerging
  7. Channel Strategy – Emerging
  8. Communication/Interpersonal skills – Developed
  9. IT Skills – Developed

Job Context & Special Features:

  • Candidate must be willing to work in the Western region of Nigeria

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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