Title: Sr. Customer Business Partner
Location: Rogers AR
Reports to: District Team Lead, Kimberly-Clark
Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) is leading the world in essentials for a better life. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with nearly 56,000 employees worldwide and operations in 36 countries, Kimberly-Clark posted sales of $19.7 billion in 2010. Kimberly-Clark’s global brands are sold in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people trust Kimberly-Clark products and the solutions they provide to make their lives better. With well-known family care and personal care brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Andrex, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend, we hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position globally in more than 80 countries.
The Sr. Customer Business Partner conducts joint business planning with the Walmart and Sam’s Club buyers, category managers and other key customer contacts to drive volume and profit growth for Kimberly-Clark professional categories. This role is responsible for implementing Kimberly-Clark brand strategies and tactics with the customer by reaching out to the key decision makers. The Customer Business Partner must manage customer relationships, category management, business planning and trade management utilizing a cross-functional resources and data sources.
Primarily responsible for the knowledge and application of sales policies and procedures and utilization of Professional Selling Skills (PSS) in the management of their customer(s). Knowledge of assigned Kimberly-Clark products and categories are essential, as is knowledge of internal and external sales and marketing data and the Integrated Customer Business Planning process.
Interested? Or perhaps you know of someone that might be, you can apply directly using this link: http://bit.ly/14870-SrCustBusPartner . You can also contact Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com to receive more information on job # 14870 . Sending your resume can allow a more intelligent discussion between your career goals and what Kimberly-Clark needs.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required. Proficiency in customer management typically developed through at least five years of progressively more responsible experience in Customer Development or the equivalent in another business function.
Solid knowledge of PC based applications (Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required. In-depth knowledge of the Integrated Customer Business Planning process and demonstrated ability to effectively utilize Business Planner software is essential.
Ability to positively influence decision makers up and down one or more levels; Recognized as a leader by customers, team members and internal business partners; Serves as liaison between the customer, team counterparts and internal support team members to foster a culture of growth and collaboration.
The Customer Business Partner must also have the ability to manage funds and resources for the greatest ROI for the company; Ability to identify and assess risk and prioritize competing demands for resources of time and money and apply resources to maximize profitable sales; Ability to accurately forecast and predict business results.
A valid driver’s license is required.