Country Manager Job Description

Country Manager Job Description

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Country manager provides medical-scientific update on therapeutic area, products and competitors, as agreed with the Commercial Division and to provide medical training when requested/necessary;.

Country Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure best in class customer service and account management
Identify, prioritise and feedback product requirements to teams in the US and India
Lead and develop strong annual business plan for the franchise together with the local bottler (CCE)
Manage vs headwinds to deliver BP commitments (full P&L responsibility)
Lead Sweden team (marketing, PAC, commercial and customer)
Lead and implement new product introductions (for example, Coca-Cola life, Finley, proj
Identify organizational capabilities required within Business Development to achieve business plan targets
Develop the team members – guide and coordinate personal development plans, particularly training, provide career planning, conduct annual performance reviews, coach, motivate, and counsel team members day to day for their professional growth
Create direct strategic relationships with senior decision makers within named/focused accounts
Work together with the BU’s such as Professional Services, NSX (Network Virtualisation), End User Computing, Enterprise Management, and also the various functions such as Marketing, Sales Operations, Legal

Country Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Country Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, ISO, 9001, CPR, SPHR, ILTP, AED, PMI, PHR, ASE

Education for Country Manager

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Employers hiring for the country manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Business, Marketing, MBA, Business/Administration, Engineering, Education, Management, Graduate, Finance, Accounting

Skills for Country Manager

Desired skills for country manager include:

English language and grammar
Medical terminology
Medical/therapeutic areas and medical terminology
Services and technologies
Excel
Payment industry products
PowerPoint
Competitors and market landscape
Multiple platforms in correlation with networking/security
Enterprise customers and industry contacts

Desired experience for country manager includes:

Experience working in Kuwait
A minimum of 10 years of experience in Sales and/or Sales Management, working in the UK, with a track record of proven success in scaling businesses
Minimum 5 years' experience in handling direct clients and closing large number of deals
Experience in managing in country sales budgets and targets preferred
Experience in management of sales teams is highly preferred
Software sales experience is a must

Country Manager Examples

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Country Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of country manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for country manager
  • Responsible for maintaining “health of channel”
  • Plan roadshows and other events in order to build channel business
  • Collect training needs of VARs and VADs
  • Defining and implementing a unified cross-sales org & Business Unit focused country strategy
  • Delivering the quarterly billings, DW and consumption targets in Brazil
  • Set and meet monthly/quarterly/annual revenue and gross profit business unit targets
  • Develop and implement a business plan for the country
  • Establish a highly collaborative relationship with the current regional and European management team
  • Manage the critical linkage between late stage development, scientific information planning, launch management, on-going sales support, and marketing
  • Ensure effective financial planning
Qualifications for country manager
  • Experience in selling into the Singapore client base
  • Business planning skills, knowledge in business/project management, financial & analytics
  • Worked across cultures, and preferably in a multi-national company
  • Experience in managing C-Suite interactions and relationships
  • Self-starter who quickly turns big ideas into reality, entrepreneurial spirit
  • Spanish proficiency required and second language (English, Portuguese) preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a country manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for country manager
  • Build customer loyalty, ensure high product retention rates, and support and promote CA strategy and initiatives
  • Oversee optimization of the overall customer experience
  • Support and develop Executive-level relationships with key business leaders in the local market
  • Responsible and accountable for oversight and delivery of site intelligence related activities, , strategic feasibility, strategic investigator relationships
  • Overall ACS P&L responsibility for the Country
  • Implements business management practices and policies to ensure that appropriate process and audit controls are in place
  • Oversees financial aspects of the assigned country program by reviewing monthly invoices to ensure accuracy and compliance with contract provisions
  • Reviews and determines causes for variances to the budget and ensures that the director and the managing director are aware of the status of budget performance and driving factors
  • Liaises with members of the PSM consortium as it relates to country program implementation, PMU on subcontractor-related issues, manages subcontract administration issues, including country-specific sub-Task Orders, budgets, and invoice reviews, and reviews deliverables to ensure they meet technical and quality standards
  • Implementation and delivery of projects with medium to high complexity, risk and visibility
Qualifications for country manager
  • 10 years sales experience preferably with a FMCG
  • Commercially excellent, great communication skills
  • Previous international beverage experience preferred
  • Ability to influence capability building in partners organization
  • Great understanding of Value Chain
  • Understands customer and consumer insight
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a country manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for country manager
  • Project management coordination with a broad scope of various multi-national and local customers
  • Provide project management leadership and facilitate effective and consistent communication across given assignments
  • Recommends and creates training program for team pricing best practices for Client Service and Business Development
  • Identify and manage the financial risks relating to Treasury and impacting the Country/Region
  • Affiliate IT Solutions – Ensures delivery of IT solutions where affiliate or infrastructure solutions, collaborating with all lines of business within the IT organization for the benefit of the affiliate
  • Business Support – Acts as key contributor to executive management strategic direction for the affiliate as it relates to IT solutions
  • Customer Relations – Is the primary business relationship manager for IT at the site
  • Communicate and align Abbott Business Aligned IT Strategies, to local Portfolio & Demand management, Work Intake process, Support (KTLO), including all guidances and policies defined by IT Quality & Compliance, Cyber Security and Risk and Infrastructure
  • Manage Business Solutions and Services (BSS) Plan/Build/Run to determine the scope of local support and organizations
  • Manages all IT-related requests from the affiliate divisions as Country manager
Qualifications for country manager
  • Ability to inspire, influence and coach others, effectively leading a team
  • Relationship builder and ability to oversee full picture for decision making
  • Efficient Decision Making
  • Drives to outstanding results by using six sigma processes to achieve continuous improvement
  • Leads and motivates others through involvement and open communication
  • Experienced in hiring and training sales and technical resources
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of country manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for country manager
  • Supervises and provides mentorship to the LINKAGES team on technical assistance and project implementation
  • Provides programmatic expertise in HIV prevention, care and treatment activities for female sex workers and men who have sex with men including community-based outreach, peer education, drop-in centers, mobile outreach, health clinic, hospital, and private facility service provision, ICT, referrals systems for HIV, STI, GBV, PMTCT and FP services
  • Oversees the development and monitoring of local organization sub awards in compliance with USG, PEPFAR and FHI 360 rules and regulations
  • Works collaboratively with the entire LINKAGES team in Swaziland and ensures strong coordination among all stakeholders including the MOH, other PEPFAR partners and Global Fund implementing partners on the implementation of activities
  • Ensures project achieves high quality results in accordance with the targets identified in the work plan and Performance Monitoring Plan
  • Ensure program quality according to PEPFAR, WHO and FHI 360 standards including quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives
  • Oversees production of timely and accurate technical and financial reports to PEPFAR/USAID and FHI 360 as required
  • Coordinates and meets with, as appropriate, PEPFAR, USAID, the Ministry of Health, and local and international partners and other stakeholders in Swaziland
  • Monitors work plan activities
  • Works closely with FHI 360 staff in the Southern and Eastern Africa Regional office, Washington DC and Durham, North Carolina to provide regular updates and coordinate with the global LINKAGES project
Qualifications for country manager
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, ambiguous environment
  • Excellent understanding of business and organizational dynamics
  • Experience in the IT industry is a must as is experience with 2-tier channel models
  • A seasoned and well-rounded biopharmaceutical executive with 10/15 years of experience in a variety of medical, sales, marketing, business development and Country management roles of progressively greater scope and responsibility
  • Manages the activities of territory, with responsibility for people management and business results
  • Current and extensive Sales Leadership experience
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a country manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for country manager
  • Leads the development of Scopes of Work, memorandums of understanding (MOUs), technical management of activities for consultants and local institutions partnering with LINKAGES to ensure that activity timeframes and budgets are met and products are reviewed and finalized
  • Coordinates with the LINKAGES headquarters teams for planning and management of LINKAGES technical assistance activities, including workshops, trainings, site visits, and other activities
  • Reports regularly to LINKAGES/HQ (Project Director, LINKAGES) PEPFAR/USAID/Swaziland, and to USAID/LINKAGES on progress and status of LINKAGES activities in Swaziland
  • Developing a comprehensive understanding of Grana’s products, purpose, and vision
  • To manage overall sales and business development activities of the EM region
  • To define country growth strategy to achieve revenue and profitability targets
  • Work with business functions in EM and other function in wider BT to ensure efficient and successful operations, business delivery and customer service management
  • To act as a guardian of the country P&L through effective management of delivering healthy bids and driving margin improvements and growth in contracts
  • To actively engage with customers and partners in sales and business development activities
  • To assist MENA/EM Head of Sales in developing sales strategy, outlook, commitments and objectives
Qualifications for country manager
  • Ability to engage at C-Level with extensive customer network in local market
  • Significant clinical research experience (comparable to 5 years) including one of or a combination of
  • 10+ years selling consultative online advertising solutions, digital media, online analytics
  • Previous programmatic sales experience required
  • Ability to work on assigned country programs and provide support to proposals
  • Delivery of custom, strategic, high complexity estimates as required by the business entity

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