BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER AFRICA EEMEA DISTRIBUTION

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER AFRICA EEMEA DISTRIBUTION

Job Overview

Austria Puma Dassler GesmbH

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER AFRICA EEMEA DISTRIBUTION

Salzburg, Austria

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

YOUR MISSION

Own all aspects of our business for EEMEA Distribution’s Africa business in a holistic strategy:

  • Define and evolve strategy for PUMA’s African markets
  • Manage develop relationships with our key local brand ambassadors (including Nigerian star Davido)
  • Identify, select and onboard new distribution partners for all relevant markets
  • Act as key go-to person and problem-solver for our African distribution partners
  • Constantly monitor and challenge ongoing business operations in Africa
  • Achieve sales and profit targets
  • Drive digitization of PUMA’s African business

YOUR TALENT

  • Degree in business administration (or similar) or comparable job experience
  • 2 years experience in selling branded consumer goods to export markets
  • Deep knowledge of African markets (Apparel/sportswear industry, channel structure, import challenges etc)
  • Strong command of MS Office (Excel and PowerPoint) and ability to use management information systems
  • Very good communication, presentation and analytical skills
  • High commitment, flexibility, assertiveness and team player
  • Very good command of written and spoken English (and ideally French)
  • Go-getter attitude and passion for “getting things done”

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

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