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Danaher Corporation Sales and Distributor Manager West Africa in Lagos, Nigeria


At first glance, you’ll see Danaher’s scale. With $22.3B revenue, our 69,000 associates work across the globe at more than 25 unique operating companies within four platforms — life sciences, diagnostics, water quality, and product identification.

Career development is important to us - our associates are as certain about their impact as they are about where they’re headed next. You’ll find the Danaher Business System, which makes everything possible. You’ll also see a company that investors trust—our culture of continuous improvement has helped us outperform the S&P 500 by more than 5,000% over the past 25 years.

We hope you can see yourself here too. What you find at Danaher — and within yourself — might just change the world.

VIDEOJET TECHNOLOGIES is a global leader in product identification providing innovative coding and marking solutions that helps customers ensure product safety and improve their productivity.

Within your team

We are a close-knit team across many locations, you will have the opportunity to work with both local and regional teams to drive the success and results as a team!

Within your role, you will:

After training and a tailored learning program when you join, the Sales & Distributor Manager North & West Africa is a unique opportunity to grow and develop your team, as well as deliver sales growth and profitability for the business. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and upbeat. Continuous Improvement is part of our DNA at Danaher, we embrace a culture of continuous learning where our leaders focus on building outstanding teams. The role is based in Nigeria.

Your responsibilities as Sales & Distribution Manager West Africa role at Videojet, include:

  • Growth, engagement, and development of your team

  • Define regional sales strategy and ensure implementation through commercial team

  • Manage the distributors network of North & West Africa (Nigeria & Ghana), drive performance for growth

  • Develop our distributors capability to sell our Videojet products across all product lines and select the right distributors as the need arises

  • Report on regional sales in line with business requirements and provide forecasts on anticipated activity

  • Partner with our distributors to develop their sales teams to lead and drive results

We are looking for a professional who is:

  • Excellent People Leader – managing, coaching a team to drive growth through them while developing and helping them to reach their career objective

  • Sales Orientated – focused and driven by the challenge of developing new customers or finding untapped opportunities to grow their business

  • Disruptive Thinker – approaches problems and work with innovation at the forefront of their mind

Your education and background experience will include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Management

  • Excellent written & spoken English

  • Proven Business to Business (B2B) Sales experience, ideally with Equipment Sales / Consumables, and Servicing exposure

  • Worked in a multi-channel sales environment and is familiar with multi customers and high sales transactions

  • Proficiency of MS Office applications

  • Knowledge of CRM, SFDC being a plus

Our benefits:

  • We offer you an employee bonus based on your performance and the business success, as well as annual salary review

  • Training and development opportunities

Our offer

You will be part of a dynamic team in which there is a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement, but also where having fun and teamwork is very important. It's a fast-paced environment, a consultative role, where you will get to partner with people to achieve their strategic business goals. You will work in a leading global company, with a manager who cares about you, your strengths and will help you to develop the best possible version of yourself. At Danaher, your potential is amplified. Our culture of continuous improvement defines who we are, drives our success, and translates to a career without limits for our team of 65,000 intellectually curious associates. Listen to our voices: https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/our-difference.

Our Core values

At Danaher, we’re driven by a sense of wonder for what we can create—and what we can become. Here, you’ll accelerate your career while driving innovation that improves lives. You’ll work hard and take risks, with guidance from committed leaders, powerful DBS tools, and the support of a global organization. If you’d like to learn more, read stories from our associates on our Careers Blog or reach out to one of our recruiters.

Our Shared Purpose (https://danaher.sharepoint.com/about/Pages/Shared-Purpose.aspx) – Helping Realize Life’s Potential – expresses our reason for being and the impact that every one of us at Danaher strives to have on the world. Our Core Values (https://danaher.sharepoint.com/about/Pages/Core-Values.aspx) define the fundamental beliefs that guide our actions. The Core Behaviours* enable our values and Shared Purpose, powered by DBS (https://danaher.sharepoint.com/dbs) as our proven system for achieving success at Danaher.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.