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Area Modern & Traditional Trade Channel Development Manager

Job Location: ​Luxembourg​

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

For our Ferrero Headquarters in Luxembourg, we are looking for an Area Modern & Traditional Trade Channel Development Manager, to drive the growth of the Modern and Traditional Trade business and capabilities internationally in the assigned geographies. As a key player in the Channel Development team, you will be in contact with business units on an international scale and will be a strategic partner with the local markets.

Main tasks: 

You will be assessing Modern and Traditional Trade Channels potential in each Region of the Area assigned and defining the channels development plan and route to market with the Sales Managers of each assigned market. In these markets you will as well implement Channel and Category Development initiatives. 
Additionally, you will collaborate with the markets in developing specific channel capabilities. You will be gathering market needs and best practices, developing policies and procedures. Along with the wider Sales business Development team, you will be driving the future direction of your assigned markets. Moreover, you will coordinate International Customers assigned.

Who we are looking for:


  • 7+ years of experience
  • Experience in FMCG;
  • Experience with both Modern and Traditional Trade;
  • Good relational skills;
  • Ability to interact with different cultures and different level stakeholders;
  • Analytic mindset.

IT Skills

  • MS Office (proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel).


  • Fluent English;
  • Any other language is a plus.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

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