Site Name: Netherlands - Amersfoort
Posted Date: Jun 28 2022
The Commercial Assistant is responsible for administrative and targeted operational support to our Key account management team on a portfolio of key accounts, focusing on facilitating and optimising processes so that internal customers can focus on their core business. You are the contact person for questions, requests or problems. The function is characterized by versatility & proactivity
As Commercial Assistant, your responsibilities are:
Daily support of administrative & operational tasks for a portfolio of key accounts
External contact person on assistant level for a portfolio of key accounts
Preparation of customer proposals for promotions and (new) product listings
Handling and sending of product & POS samples to customers / key stakeholders
Ensuring all customer information is appropriately maintained based on Company Policy (e.g. Price lists, contracts, etc.)
Ensuring all customers receive necessary Company related information in order to operate as GSK Distributors
Support the teams on preparing standard and ad-hoc business reports.
Organizes meetings, workshops and other activities
Supporting the KAM with commercial forecasting and budgeting
General assistance with departmental tasks and administrative support to the KAM team
Act as a backup for Key Account Manager
Being knowledgeable about all administrative related GSK systems and processes (e.g. creation and follow up of travel requests, expense reports, purchase orders, etc.) to be able to work quickly and effectively for key stakeholders.
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
Bachelor degree (HBO) 2-3 years’ experience /MBO-diploma (5-10 years of experience) in the field of business administration or equivalent education.
Relevant commercial experience, preferably within the FMCG environment
Business commercial knowledge
Working understanding of marketing, supply chain and financial management to ensure seamless cross functional working.
Financial numeracy to be able to build robust proposals
Understanding of Sales and forecasting processes
You are Fluent in Dutch and English.
If you have the following characteristics it would be a plus:
You are service and client oriented.
You adapt quickly to different situation.
Proven administrative and secretarial experience
You have a hands-on mentality
Good interpersonal and communication skills, result- and detail- orientation
Good financial knowledge
Strong analytical ability and proactive working attitude
Why Consumer Healthcare?
Right now, we’re on an incredible journey as we prepare to become the first independent, 100% focused consumer healthcare company. We’re doing this at a time when the work we do has never mattered more. Better everyday health is about improving the health and wellness of the consumers that we touch every year – over a billion and a half of them – and it goes beyond products. It’s about truly helping people manage their health proactively in different ways as consumer needs evolve.
With category leading brands such as Sensodyne, Voltaren and Centrum, built on trusted science and human understanding, and combined with our passion, knowledge and expertise, we’re uniquely placed to do this and to grow a strong, successful business.
This is an exciting time to join us and help shape the future. It’s an opportunity to be part of something special.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
In Consumer Healthcare we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone. We’re striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your authentic self belongs and thrives.
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