Kimberly-Clark is leading the world in essentials for a better life. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with nearly 53,000 employees worldwide and operations in 37 countries, Kimberly-Clark posted sales of $19.1 billion in 2009.

Kimberly-Clark Professional encompasses some of the company’s most successful brands, well known in the marketplace as leading the way in distinctive products for the washroom. With trusted brands such as KLEENEX®, SCOTT®, and WYPALL*, we provide innovative, environmentally responsible solutions that help customers use less and waste less, reducing impact to the environment throughout the entire lifecycle of the product.

Area Manager

We are looking for an Area Manager for the Central Europe Region, supporting the development of the Scientific Channel, a Division of Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP).

The Scientific Channel (brand Kimtech) is focused to help our customers building a better protection of their production environments, processes, products and people to achieve their biocontamination control strategy.

The Area Manager will be responsible for Central Europe and will deliver the financial growth and profitability targets assigned to the territory through a network of specialized distributors. Furthermore, the Area Manager will be in charge of developing opportunities with a portfolio of key end user accounts, gaining and growing market share through distributors in our focused strategic segments (Pharmaceutical Industry, Research and Semiconductors).

The role reports to the European District Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop, plan and implement sales strategies within the territory collaborating with the Inside Sales Team, the
  • European Distributor Account Manager, Category Managers and Marketing.
  • Be accountable for the delivery of the annual sales and profitability objectives (end user accounts and distributors).
  • Build, maintain and develop a relevant opportunity Pipeline of projects with end user customers to acquire and expand through distribution as per KCP Scientific Channel Global strategy.
  • Establish and maintain strong business relationships with an assigned portfolio of distributors and develop a business plan for each of them. Execute European agreements with key distribution groups.
  • Understand and influence the environment in which the distributors and end users operate (market segments, structures, organisations, etc…).
  • Ensure that all customer requirements are swiftly communicated and acted upon.
  • Train and support distributor sales force (including training on the job).
  • Work in close cooperation with the entire Scientific Channel Team to deliver end users and channel plans and priorities.
  • Operate internally in their territory with KCP teams as the “specialist” of the Scientific Channel business.
  • Use and continue to develop technical expertise related to products and industry in order to facilitate customer behavior change.
  • Creates awareness and demand for company products through market insights and customer process knowledge

Job requirements:

  • Graduate or equivalent desirable.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Minimum 3 years of Technical Sales and account management experience in negotiating and dealing with large end users and distribution groups.
  • Understanding of manufacturing in controlled environments.
  • A former sales experience in Technical or “Regulatory driven” markets with a manufacturer or distributor and an understanding of the human and animal medicine production environment is a plus.
  • Demonstration of strong commercial awareness and judgment negotiation skills and complex problem solving within a multi-interlocutor and technical sales process.
  • Business Planning skills, including profitability scenario analysis and setting sales strategy.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good communication skills to build and develop the customer relationship with large national or international end users and distribution groups.
  • CRM system knowledge - Sales: and pipeline; Management: Office suite competency
  • Team work and influencing attitude.

What can you excpect from us?

  • Private pension plan
  • Share plus program
  • Life insurance
  • Car
  • Notebook, Mobile phone
  • Home offices
  • Meal Vouchers (when using home offices)
  • K-C products for advantage prices
  • 4 Sick Days
  • 25 Days Time Off

Flexible working options available, ideally located in Czech Republic.

Please submit your CV in English.

Petr Bača

HR Recruiter


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Informace o pozici

Kimberly-Clark, s.r.o.
Ústí nad Labem – Ústí nad Labem-centrum
Požadované vzdělání: Bakalářské
Požadované jazyky: Čeština (Výborná), Angličtina (Výborná)
Benefity: Bonusy/prémie, Sleva na firemní výrobky/služby, Příspěvek na penzijní/životní připojištění, Dovolená 5 týdnů, Závodní stravování, Kafetérie, Příspěvek na sport/kulturu/volný čas, Firemní akce, Možnost si napracovat hodiny
Zařazeno: Prodej a obchod, Vrcholový management, Regionalní obchodní manažer
Typ pracovního poměru
Typ pracovního poměru: Práce na plný úvazek
Délka pracovního poměru
Délka pracovního poměru: Na dobu neurčitou
Typ smluvního vztahu
Typ smluvního vztahu: pracovní smlouva
Zadavatel: Zaměstnavatel

Kimberly-Clark, s.r.o., Bača Petr