Territory Manager - Lower North Island
No Relocation Assistance Offered # 133580 - Palmerston North, North Island, New Zealand About Hill’s We are Hill’s - a caring, innovative growth company reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets, and our planet. We are part of Colgate-Palmolive a leading global consumer products company with a portfolio in Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. At Hill's we have a purpose! Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding nutrition, and committed people. Our strong culture of collaboration, diversity, sustainability and inclusion is rooted in our core values of Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. Employees are rewarded by rich career development and career experiences. We pride ourselves on our work life balance, our focus on delivering high ethical standards and our dedication to developing our employees. With many local benefits such as Summer Hours, Live Better activities, Discounted Products and Health Insurance. About the role This position will be responsible to build and maintain positive relationships and provide a direct collaboration with the Veterinary and Pet Retail channel, servicing independent clinics and national key accounts in the Territory (Manawatu, Hawkes Bay, Taranaki and Whanganui regions) Following the Territory Management Plan, the successful candidate will represent the Hill's brand through regular visits, meetings and seminars in order to achieve increased distribution, recommendation and sales. This will involve virtual customer engagement alongside in-person sales calls across the Lower North Island. The ideal candidate Outstanding relationship management skills and customer focus High level of self-motivation to increase sales and build business relationships Excellent planning and organisational skills and a willingness to embrace change Digitally savvy - Google Suite or similar and using digital tools to analyse sales data At Hill’s, we are committed to training and developing you to be leaders of tomorrow. Within your first twelve months of the Territory Manager role you will: Undergo a comprehensive induction and training program, learning about the company, culture and role Develop your insights and experience into the dynamic Vet and Pet channels Undergo world class internal sales training to build on your influence and negotiation skills Be given the tools and opportunity grow your territory, optimise distribution and develop strong customer relationships Attend sales meetings and conferences to connect with your team What you’ll need... Bachelor Degree in Business, Marketing, Pharmaceuticals, Veterinary Science or similar field is strongly recommended. MBA is a plus. Previous sales experience in field sales, veterinary industry, FMCG, pharmaceutical company or Nutrition Company preferred. Proficient computer skills in Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and ability to learn company specific tools & programs Fluent in English Valid driver’s license required This role offers a competitive remuneration package including a fully paid company car. If you think you are the ideal candidate for this position, apply now! Equal Opportunity Employer Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law. Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application. Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognised brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com . To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com . To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com . To learn more about Tom’s of Maine please visit http://www.tomsofmaine.com . Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact XXXX@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.
May 13 on Colgate-Palmolive Company