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Distributor Business Manager

Distributor Business Manager

  • Location CN: Shanghai Office, CN: Home - Ningbo, CN: Home - Fuzhou
  • Travel required Up to 75% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Sales Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ076906
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Entity:

Customers & Products


Job Family Group:

Sales Group


Job Description:

Role Summary

  • The Distributor Business Manager is to manage local distributor partners and develop new distributors in the sales territory or geography. The role is accountable for delivery of the CVO indirect sales strategy and is responsible for financial performance targets including Sales Volume, Gross Margin. The role is also responsible of finding prospect partners in blank regions, coaching distributors, and monitoring their financial position to ensure long term sustainable value for the company.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop and implement territory business plans according to PU business strategy
  • Deliver financial performance targets for territory including Volume, Gross Turnover and GM.
  • Develop, agree (both internally and externally) and implement the annual business plan with the Distributor / Channel partner, providing permanent support in all areas of its contents, including:
    • sales performance including forecasting and reporting – with timely interventions
    • sales capability (skills and knowledge)
    • customer offer deployment, coverage and satisfaction
    • brand representation and compliance
    • HSSE and Ethical compliance
  • Develop new partners/customers in targeted regions.
    • Identify new distributors to cover the blank region in assigned territories.
    • Train and develop distributors’ team to quickly catch up and take market share in the targeted regions.
    • Lead the fleet business development in the targeted region with value selling skills.
  • Ensure the sales tools and system is effectively implemented by distributors in the area.
  • Improve and deliver customer experience in targeted sectors and customer groups. Seeking continuous improvement and efficiency in all operations making sure the voice of the customer is represented in every decision we make. Drive standardization of our sales offers in line with basic customer offer.
  • Ensure that all activities conducted through 3rd parties or intermediaries in country comply fully with our own CoC and local competition legalization. Ensure compliance with country regulations, BP Group, Segment and regional policies and standards

Requirements:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or above

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years working experience in distributor sales and management
  • Deep knowledge in commercial vehicle spare parts open market is a necessary
  • Successful Experience in developing business in new regions
  • Track record of delivery of sales targets and performance
  • Experience/track record/confidence representing the company externally and dealing professionally with large distributors
  • Experience of managing negotiations at senior level

Why join us?

  • At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly. There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life! These benefits can include flexible working options, paid parental leave policy among others!
  • We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Travel Requirement

Up to 75% travel should be expected with this role


Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation


Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Skills:


Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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