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GTR Manager Søborg DK/ Eersel NL

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Søborg, DK

Company: Scandinavian Tobacco Group



If you’re the kind of person who likes to do the same thing every day, working at Scandinavian Tobacco Group is not for you. It takes a team of quick minds to survive and thrive in our business, and we look for smart, tenacious people who will go that extra mile — every single day. In return, we offer opportunities to develop yourself in a leading company that operates in a challenging international environment – are you up for the challenge?


Driving the industry’s strongest brands in Global Travel Retail

Your role will be to drive and expand our leading position in the Industry at key international operators that serve airports and other travel retail outlets world wide. Your aim is to increase the visibility, availability and ranging of our cigar, pipe tobacco and fine-cut brands to further fuel our ambition to be the category captain in Travel Retail. You will work in close collaboration with the teams of Commercial excellence (COMEX), Sales operations, Brand and local sales entities to increase volumes, market share and profits. Your key responsibilities include:   

  • Build multi-level key account plans based on the strategic agenda to drive the overall business including (but not limited to): Airport operators, Shipping lines, border trade;
  • Drive the execution of the key account plans through application of the Corporate & Brand strategies and COMEX Channel Go-To-Market guidelines;
  • Facilitate excellence in execution in the daily business by forecasting, communicating, anticipating, measuring results consistently and implementing corrective action or learning;
  • Leverage management tools (PowerBI, Cognos, Cube, etc.) and CRM (Sales Force Plus) to analyze data on a variety of critical business drivers;
  • Budget ownership for the assigned customers and effectively manage the financial objectives;
  • Timely communication of approved customer activities, promotional plans, and new item authorizations with S&OP;
  • Ensure that agreed portfolio and visibility programs are executed on retail level and comply with approved trade fund spending.


The position will be stationed at our headquarters in Denmark, Søborg – Copenhagen area or in The Netherlands, Eersel – Eindhoven area. For the role you should anticipate travelling 20-25% of your time.



  • Proven track record of at least 5 years in an international FMCG company with a strong exposure in key account management;
  •  Bachelor degree in Marketing, Sales or economics. Master degree preferred;
  • Negotiation experience on strategic key account level and the ability to translate strategy into effective market execution;
  • Strong sense of business acumen, having keenness and speed in understanding and deciding on business situations;
  • Strong analytical skills in order to assess and provide insights on critical business drivers, financial performance and category management.
  • A team player that can challenge, influence and convince both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to work under pressure, think quickly and demonstrate initiative in solving problems
  • Result driven by collaboration and a winning mindset;
  • Outstanding communication skills, proficiency in written and spoken English.  


About the International Sales & NBD department

You will be joining the International Sales & NBD department consisting out of 6 dedicated and highly skilled professionals. The department has a world wide responsibility for Travel Retail and New Business Development. It further focusses on the international growth markets in Asia. You will report directly to the Director International sales & NBD.   


Join our team

If you are up for the challenge, we’d be happy to receive your application. To apply, just click the button below and submit your application no later than 3rd of March 2019. If you have any questions you are welcome to contact Adriana Lima at and to visit our website 



Scandinavian Tobacco Group is all about creating moments of great enjoyment for smokers. This promise has made us a leading manufacturer of cigars and pipe tobacco. When you join our company, you’ll be part of an industry that is constantly changing. It takes a team of quick minds to grow and thrive, even when you deliver high-quality, natural products like ours. That’s why we look for smart, tenacious people who will go that extra mile. In return, we offer you the opportunity to challenge the status quo and the chance to develop new products and techniques. We’ll give you the freedom to question the way we do things and room to explore as far as your talent will take you. It is our belief that smoking tobacco involves a health risk and is habitual. Smoking is a choice made by adults, and nobody under the age of 18 should smoke. Scandinavian Tobacco Group welcomes both smokers and non-smokers.

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