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Sales Automation Manager - SFA & DMS

If you're a Product Manager or in Operational Excellence within experience in a Salesforce Automation or Distributor Management Systems role, and would like an exciting new opportunity to join Reckitt as we expand our global reach as part of a Global IT transformation, we have an amazing opportunity for you! 


Sales Automation Manager - SFA & DMS

Slough, Berkshire

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package


Role Summary:


This role provides the opportunity for an experienced Product Manager within the Salesforce Automation and Distributor Management space to be the key strategic partner between our Global sales & IT&D community. Driving a simplification and digitization agenda, that ensures continued outperformance with our customers and consumers. A particular focus of this role is on improving our execution capabilities both for the consumer of today, and for the consumer of tomorrow. 


We’re on a journey, harnessing leading technologies to give us a competitive edge. We’ll look to you to make our business faster, smarter and more efficient than ever. You’ll implement, maintain and support the most advanced systems and ensure our IS and business strategies are aligned. You’ll improve service delivery and keep our data safe. You’ll spot the latest trends and turn them into opportunities for us to grow our business.


In the role, you will:  

  • Champion the Reckitt data culture, co-creating joint strategies and synergies within Global & Market teams 
  • Drive the simplification agenda, ensuring we are making decisions in an optimized environment for our users 
  • To be an expert in Sales excellence principles across various channels 
  • Utilise IT operating model framework to facilitate planning, alignment, demand & change management  
  • Ensure adherence to enterprise architecture standards and frameworks 
  • Stimulate new ideas to improve distribution and drive in-store execution, based on global insights, learnings, and executions 
  • Understand business requirements, managed enhancements and drives change management activities 
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders (both business & IT) to align strategy, prioritisation, roadmaps, and resource.  
  • Establish, track, and monitor business value for all initiatives and IT&D products    
  • Develop hands on knowledge of the Sales Excellence tool being used in Reckitt 
  • Responsible for implementing, monitor, review Sales Excellence tools 
  • Manages Request, Escalations and provide inputs as needed 
  • Handle assigned BAU projects  
  • Testing of New / exiting functionality of Sales tools 


*Due to the global nature of this role, domestic and international travel may be required.

Skills & Experience, Personal Attributes 


  • In line with Reckitt’ s core values the candidate will be achievement focused and able to work in a direct and often pressurized environment 
  • Entrepreneurial skills in terms of innovation and problem solving are key along with tenacity, tough-mindedness, and ability to influence and demonstrate strong team working abilities and commitment 
  • Agile project management experience/certification advantageous  
  • Displays a high sense of urgency. Makes sure the job gets done. 
  • Effective teamwork & Communication skills 
  • Strong commercial understanding of business issues / opportunities 
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to develop strategies, tactics, and measurable implementation plans 
  • Resilient and able to respond under pressure 
  • Financial skills, P&L understanding 
  • B. Tech / BE in any IT/Software-related discipline  
  • Understanding of FMCG Commercial Business Process (Distributor- Retail) will be an advantag


You’ll succeed because…


…you’ve a unique combination of technical, leadership and business skills. You’re commercially astute, able to understand different business functions and interdependencies. You’re evangelical about technology and can articulate the benefits to both IT and non-technical colleagues alike. You listen carefully, building trust. Above all, you’re an innovator, keen to find new ways to drive lasting benefits.


You’ll love it because…


…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day.


At Reckitt, we recognise that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. That’s why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you. Come and join a team whose purpose is to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world.

All qualified applicants to Reckitt will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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