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Senior Customer Business Partner

Senior Customer Business Partner
Job Description
We currently have an opening for a Senior Customer Business Partner supporting our North American Kimberly-Clark Home Professional Sales Team. This role is based in Rogers, Arkansas and will work out of our KC Sales Office - reporting to the Sales Director, KC Home Professional. Retailer accounts supported by this role will primarily be in the Mass and Club channels.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Deliver profitable growth for Kimberly-Clark by building and executing joint business plans with our retail partners
Implement Kimberly-Clark brand strategies and tactics with the customer by reaching out to the key decision makers
Manage customer relationships, business planning, and trade management utilizing cross-functional resources and data sources
Develop and lead the creation of sales presentations / decks for joint business planning, category / line reviews, new distribution pitches, and promo planning
Lead event execution - includes forecasting, promotional planning, coordinating / attending trade shows, and tracking sales performance
Expand assortment - leveraging product innovation, identifying category needs / gaps, and providing Kimberly-Clark solutions to drive growth with retail partners
Track spending - includes sales agency commissions, advertising and promotional funds, and budget management
Recommend and implement process improvements, to increase efficiency within the team. Also, enhance our customer relationships by supporting retailer led initiatives
Provide a commitment to quality performance through personal example by adopting a customer-based approach to business support
Demonstrate a source of business knowledge and problem-solving capabilities (leverage insights, identify risks / opportunities, and recommend action-based solutions) supported by analytics
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required
A proven track record of high performance
Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience
Experience in the CPG industry with a focus on Club / Mass retailers (preferred)
Ability to develop joint business plans, manage trade / marketing budgets, and forecast
Solid knowledge of PC applications (Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required.
Ability to work collaboratively in a matrix organization
Sound business judgment, problem-solving skills, and analytical expertise
Demonstrates Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Working Conditions:
This role may include travel up to 20-30% of the work time (and may include limited weekends for retailer specific trade shows). Travel may also include business travels via aircrafts and motor vehicles to various locations. Work may include prolong periods of sitting, typing, viewing computer/laptop screens, along with occasional bending, reaching, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, walking, climbing, twisting, stooping and standing.
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.
This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.
K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, nearly a quarter of the world's population trust K-C's brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With almost a 150 year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role's country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.
Primary LocationUSA-AR-Rogers
Additional Locations
Worker TypeEmployee
Worker Sub-TypeRegular
Time TypeFull time

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