Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Sales & Retail
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 19,2022
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Commercial Assistant

    Reckitt is a growing community of 40,000+ diverse, talented entrepreneurs – united in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. Drawing on each other’s skills and working together, we put people at the heart of our business. Through research and development, science and partnership, we make products that people have loved and trusted for generations.

    Reckitt is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company. We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.

    Our brands fall into three categories: Hygiene, Health and Nutrition. Each is in a unique position to make a difference in the world. Together, they protect, heal and nurture individuals, families and communities, to live cleaner and healthier lives through our products and educational initiatives.

    We are looking for a Sales Assistant to join our sales team within the Health division based in the Netherlands.

    Reporting to the Key Account Manager you will be responsible to support the KAM and the sales team in facilitating and administrate the customer relationship. You will assist in the management and follow up of operational activities from the customer.

    Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Hands-on commercial exposure e.g. to new product launches, promotional activities etc.
    • Maintain Accelerate (or equivalent) system integrity for given account team
    • Assist Key Account Manager’s (KAM’s) in data entry, maintenance and accuracy
    • Assist KAM’s in fact gathering and follow up admin resulting from customer claims relating to Accelerate entries
    • Facilitate better administration and customer relationship building
    • Follow up on in-store and shipment dates for key activations (promo, new products…)
    • Follow up and fact gathering for specific task – eg open liabilities
    • Support KAM’s in Annual planning process – listing all new innovations into customer
    • Handling all prices and changes in SAP

    Is this You?

    • Minimum 3 years professional experience as a sales assistant
    • Educated to minimum bachelor’s degree level ideally in a business-related subject from recognized University
    • Fluency in Dutch and proficient in English.
    • Ability to think outside the box
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Understanding of sales and marketing strategy and planning issues
    • Resilient and able to respond under pressure
    • Flexible and agile

    You’ll succeed because…

    …you’ve proved your success working with large and complex customers and brand portfolio. You have a strong ownership and willingness to support business. You are a proven team player, with a background in customer planning and project management. You are organized and flexible in your approach and you have the technical and communication skills needed to get others behind your projects.

    You’ll love it because…

    …you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own missions - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products we get out there will make people’s lives better.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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