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Team Lead - Kroger

Job Description

The Team Leader of Kroger is responsible for maximizing Reckitt Benckiser’s Health business performance at Kroger by coaching, guiding and motivating direct and dotted-line reports to achieve team and company goals. Optimizes business performance in order to achieve company goals (including – sales, profit, new item listings, deduction management).



Key Responsibilities


  • Guides others in developing and implementing short term and long term strategic plans
  • Coaches others and uses knowledge of markets, brand and category strategies across a broad marketplace to anticipate and act on trends
  • Sets business objectives and operational targets and ensures efficient uses of all resources including Trade investments, marketing investments with customer, operational overheads and personnel to achieve common business plans
  • Conducts proactive business reviews identifying issues/opportunities/action both internally and externally.
  • Develops and shapes the vision for the sales team plans for both short and long term.
  • Ensures interaction between team, customer and all areas of Reckitt Benckiser’s business to successfully implement brand/category strategies with Kroger.
  • Guides others multi-functionally in the management of the business
  • Achieves closure on all prepared objectives and finds new and innovative opportunities.
  • Coaches others in the uses of sales information tools to support negotiation skills, creating medium and long term win/win arrangements with Kroger and team members both internally and externally
  • Articulates and shapes financial impact of decisions.
  • Establishing an environment supporting the achievement of common objectives in a wider business relationship and is able to resolve issues, while still achieving business objectives
  • Is able to network effectively with other functions and develops in others the ability to manage relationships
  • Constantly adds value by developing and improving sale processes to improve performance
  • Uses detailed data to identify plans for the sales function and service support from the entire organization
  • Encourages others to measure performance against objectives and celebrates success when they do
  • Manages third party and/or direct reports effectively by keeping track of their performance and budget s / expenditures.




  • Strong knowledge of consumer packaged goods industry and channel management
  • Kroger and/or Grocery experience would be a preference.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills that are effective across the organization
  • Understanding of 84.51 and other Kroger Data resources
  • Strong Analytical ability to quickly assess the business trends and drive actions based on those insights
  • Has the ability to personally organize and plan effectively, as well as for the team being managed
  • Possesses the ability to think creatively to address new issues and identify business building ideas


Why RB?


  • Fast Paced. Tired of having to jump through endless hoops to get things done? Not here. We move fast and deliver.
  • Growth. Frustrated by the lack of growth opportunities in your current company? Not here! RB takes pride in the development and continued growth of our employees through steady rotations and promotions. 
  • Autonomy. RB empowers you to OWN what you do.  
  • Iconic Global Brands. http://bit.ly/RBNABrands Take a look. You'll be surprised at how many you already have in your home.
  • Feel good about the company you work for! RB is committed to making the world a better place through betterbusiness. http://bit.ly/rbsustainability
  • Passport Stamps. Does working Internationally interest you? Perform well and Global doors can open for you at RB.
  • Work with smart people. We have a talented workforce that believes in sharing ideas to help each other, and the company succeed. 
  • Vacation. We offer 4 weeks’ vacation, 9 core Holidays and 4 floating days.
  • 16 weeks paid Maternity leave.
  • 6 weeks paid Paternity Leave
  • Competitive base salaries and bonuses. 
  • Tuition reimbursement.

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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