As a big leading multinational company, we are pushing boundaries in the world of traditional and digital strategies with a spark for genuine creativity. There are no two days alike and that's what gets us excited every morning. That means working here is challenging, invigorating, and rewarding. We are one group, but with many opportunities. Join us and became a part of a group of 158 nationalities speaking 58 different languages through 140 countries! Having 36 iconic international brands in our Group portfolio makes your adventure limitless!

Discover the world of L’Oréal by applying for:

Area Sales Manager (m/f)

in our Active Cosmetics Division
Based in Zagreb


YOU WILL HAVE THE IMPACT IN THE AREAS OF:

  • Applying and leading the commercial business strategy at the regional level to achieve sell-in and sell-out sales targets in Croatia & Slovenia
  • Field management position, with 4 days per week in the field and 1 in the office (average)
  • Developing trusting relationships with middle/small pharmacy chains. Perform monthly monitoring of the sell out.
  • Driving the performance of trade activities, merchandising and pharmacy training
  • Following the respect of visit routings  (9 per day in average), frequency and pressure accordingly to the segmentation
  • Motivating sales teams in Croatia & Slovenia: recruit, develop, manage his/her teams, ensure the development of their expertise and know-how. Implement organizational changes.
  • Coaching/upskilling of field team through regular double visits
  • Managing and arbitrating budgets 
  • Close cooperation on a daily basis as well on mid term and long term projects of the area together with the Area  Medical Manager
  • Informing management about significant initiatives in the field 


YOUR JOB MISSION:

With us, you’ll strive and drive. You’ll try, might fail, try better to succeed. You will never do it alone, but with our inspiring teams. At L’Oréal, you get down to every task as if you're the leader of that project - no matter what your title says. We want you to grow beyond your limits by creating an environment where you are inspired to learn, to challenge the status quo and to make your ideas as best practice. We want to spread your wings by constantly exploring and upgrading yourself in various areas.

THE IDEAL PROFILE:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in similar commercial role in OTC pharma companies or FMCG
  • Preferably holds a Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree, preferably in Finance / Economics
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Has high orientation to details, able to work with the short deadlines
  • Good stress management skills and ability to work well under the pressure
  • Works with responsibility and autonomy
  • Detailed-oriented and independent, able to work on short deadlines
  • Fluent in English language
  • Skilled negotiator with strong strategic approach
  • Experienced team leader


WONDERING WHO YOU WOULD WORK WITH?

Our L'Oréal Adria Balkan dream team is based throughout several countries (Bosnia&Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia), speaking more than 7 languages, and united towards one ambition – creating L’Oréal, for the future!
On this position, you would be based in Zagreb as a part of our Active Cosmetics Division, but you would closely collaborate with passionate and engaged colleagues throughout all our countries, that are experts in their respective fields and that are driving excellent market performance results in a highly ethical, friendly, and inspiring environment!
We’re proud to say that L’Oréal Adria Balkan region is winner of two awards of „Zlatni indeks“ in 2021 in Croatia and recognized as one of top employers in Serbia with recognition „Vrh poslodavac“!

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU?

You might be a cosmetics junkie — or you might not. You can be an introvert or an extrovert. The point is, whoever we are, we are all a team and we’re always here to help, celebrate and cheer one another! That’s what makes the glue of L’Oréal: the people. But apart from that, we also appreciate and share our love for:

  • Numerous opportunities for constant learning, with many online&offline educations!
  • Our colleagues. They will be like your second family. P.S. we enjoy our team buildings and informal gatherings as well!
  • Love for food. Fresh fruit for the breakfast? Many coffee machines (or space to cook your own turkish coffee!) and our cozy lunch spaces? Yes, we have it 😊
  • Our Share&Care program. It serves to offer numerous benefits to protect us and our health, to give us balance in personal life and workplace as well😊
  • Flexibility. As simple as that – from flexible working hours, to possibility of remote working, to Sunny Fridays during the summer where we enjoy shorter Fridays!
  • We don't have to mention working with top international brands in the business, and the most passionate professionals in the industry?
  • The fact that there's (usually) no such thing as standard career path. Each of us has the opportunity to be empowered and to lead the change we want to see within the biggest beauty company in the world!

Find more about our projects & brands that we’re so proud on, and our Adria Balkan region on this LINK!

OUR VALUES
Passion, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, open-mindedness, quest for excellence and responsibility are in L'Oréal's genetic code.

If you are ready for this challenge apply by sending your CV and cover letter in English!

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
All applications will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.


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