Milk this sales job and great career prospects will be yours with a well-known provider of infant food and dairy products. Friesland Foods Hong Kong, the company responsible for brands such as Friso and Dutch Lady, seeks an assistant key account manager to work in the sales department. The company needs an ambitious type with a university degree and a minimum of three years key account experience in the fast moving consumer goods industry. A keen understanding of customers' needs and the ability to align customer strategy with company objectives is vital to success because the appointee will be developing plans for key accounts. Daily tasks will include heavy client contact. The successful candidate will need to draw on excellent interpersonal and communication skills to establish and build customer relationships. An analytical thinker who makes fact-based decisions will do well because the incumbent will need to propose, negotiate and implement trading terms for key customers, and these must be consistent with agreed profitability goals. The candidate will also implement business plans while working under pressure and keeping overall sales volume and pricing targets in mind. Part of that process means putting a promotion scheme in place and that must align with consumer market strategies. The manager will ensure goals are being met by monitoring sales objectives while identifying and proposing plans for exploiting business development activities. Keeping track of competitor activity and making sure that appropriate response strategies are formulated and communicated is another aspect of the role. Friesland Foods Hong Kong is a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Friesland Foods.