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Philips National Sales Manager, Retail Health - Sleep & Respiratory Care in United States of America - Home Based, Massachusetts


Effective Wednesday, December 8, 2021, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips. Employees with a sincerely held religious belief and/or disability impacting their ability to obtain the COVID vaccine can request a reasonable accommodation.

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common: An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.

The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Manage Philips' Sleep & Respiratory Care products on Retail Health Channels (CVS, Walgreen, Walmart Health etc.). The National Sales Manager (NSM) is responsible for attaining sales and market share targets thru collaboration with the Retail Health Accounts and Philips Sales Planning and Marketing Teams. The NSM will drive to create the strategic vision as well as manage the tactical implementation, in all facets, with regards to Retail Health. This includes, but is not limited to, Joint Business Planning, Line Reviews, Promotional Execution, Financial Management, Business Analysis, Forecasting, Trade Spend Management and Strategic Relationship Building.

The ideal candidate has sales experience within the Consumer Health Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry; strategic planning, portfolio management, analytics, trade budget management, and building relationships.

Looking at the challenges the world is facing today Philips’ purpose has never been more relevant. So, whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you’ll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.

You are responsible for

  • Deliver sales growth targets for Philips Sleep& Respiratory Care Products

  • Build customer relationships

  • Execute sales and marketing strategies in conjunction with the customers priorities and activation tools utilizing customer and company resources

  • Develop annual account plans based on short, mid and long range presented by the appropriate brand groups.

  • Use data & information systems to monitor retail sales, market share, and metrics important to the customer to drive to targets and ensure health of the business for Philips and Retail Health Partners

  • Translates the business plan of the sales group into a strategic 2-3 year plan in which targets, strategy and actions are set to meet the short- and long term goals.

  • Prepare sales reporting analyzing marketplace trends, retail sales, individual account trends and competitive activity.

  • Lead weekly business calls with internal cross functional teams and Retail Health Accounts

  • Negotiates and manages trade funds to create customer and company value by consistently measuring and enforcing trade terms and identifying opportunities for improvement.

  • Analyze all promotions considering promotional funding to maximize return on investment

  • Ensure accurate forecasting on core product, proactive inventory and assortment management, with close collaboration with Demand Planning, Customer Service and Supply Chain

  • Analyze/monitor business trends related to their customers and react to changes in their markets

  • Utilize industry knowledge to position company programs, products and solutions to maximize revenue opportunities

  • Market foresight and understanding of the Retail Health landscape and industry, teaming, Learning Agility and Strong Proactive Communication Skills both internally and externally

You are a part of

We simplify healthcare by focusing on the people in the care cycle, patients, and care providers. Through combining human insights and clinical expertise, we aim to improve patient outcomes while lowering the burden on the healthcare system. Philips delivers advanced solutions for both health professionals, to meet the needs of patients, and empowered consumers for affordable healthcare whether in hospital or at home.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • BA/BS Degree required

  • 8+ years of Account Management experience

  • Selling experience within consumer products, preferably across multiple brands

  • History of negotiating complex business deals that provide value to all parties

  • Experience selling to CVS, Walgreens, etc. preferred

  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and adapt to change quickly

  • Strong facilitation and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of management, internal and with the account

  • History of setting and delivering a growth agenda

  • Interpersonal savvy: an ability to effectively work with and connect with all levels of employees across multiple functions and geographies.

  • Strong analytical skills required

  • Fluent in Excel – must have accurate reporting measures

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be able to present data in an organized manner

  • Experience developing and managing trade budgets

  • Ability to operate independently given direction, and bring ideas and solutions to issues raised

  • Strong project planning, tracking & organizing skills

  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

In return, we offer you

Sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we’re used to listening to our customers & apply the same thinking to our employees. We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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