To enable accelerated growth and increased focus in the region, William Grant & Sons is recruiting a Senior Manager - Nordics.
This role is a great opportunity to demonstrate your ability to deliver our ambitious commercial and marketing objectives, finding the right balance for building long-term brand equity and commercial value with our Distributors whilst ensuring delivery of short term financial results.
Nordics form part of the Nordics, Northern Europe & Germany region within the WG&S Branded Business Unit.
Acting as the Country Manager for Sweden, Norway, Finland & Iceland, you will build strong relationships and engagement with our Distributors and work closely with them to develop strong market & brand strategies and deliver business plans and performance promise.
You will negotiate and agree budgets & objectives with Distributors and challenge annual plans ensuring alignment with WG&S Global Brand Teams.
Building Distributors strong capabilities in the area of brand planning, outlet segmentation & prioritisation, sales & operation planning and exploring ways to optimise value chain and net revenue management will be also part of your main responsibilities.
Our Ideal Candidate
You have considerable commercial experience in FMCG sector (preferably in Spirits) with proven track records to grow business and brands in the Nordics region thanks to your distributor management skills. Results oriented with a “can” do attitude, you are culturally aware, able to adapt personal style as needed and you work efficiently with various internal and external stakeholders (commercial, marketing, finance and supply chain teams). You are a team player, willing to manage a range of tasks from strategic to hand on operational ones.
What we can offer you
- We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plans.
- Holiday entitlement
- Private healthcare
- Pension provision for employees
- Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues.
- Life Assurance
- Product allowance so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands with your family and friends.
- Every employee has the opportunity to claim funding each year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
- Learning resources to help you be your best self.
About William Grant & Sons
A HOME FOR RARE CHARACTERS
William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.
We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.
At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.
OUR AGILE WORKING PHILOSOPHY
Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.
INCLUSIVE RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We want to make sure that all applicants are treated equally. To support this we will anonymise all applications during the screening stage. Details such as name, dates and educational establishments will only be visible to the recruitment team and hiring leader once an applicant is invited to interview, these details are hidden during the screening stage. To be able to anonymise applications they all need to be in the same format. You can upload a CV but we would also ask you to complete an application form – your CV will not be visible during screening. We hope you agree that this is good use of your time to help ensure a fair recruitment process.