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Country Manager North Africa

Requisition ID:  7050


You are a driven and results-oriented professional with a proven track record in leading business operations in dynamic and diverse environments. Your strong communication skills enable you to build lasting relationships with partners and stakeholders, driving collaboration and alignment towards common goals. With a keen eye for opportunities and a solution-driven approach, you thrive in challenging situations and are committed to delivering excellence in all aspects of your work.


As the Country Manager for North Africa, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the company's success in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. You will be accountable for delivering the Annual Plan, integrating the marketing objectives for each country. You are responsible for developing and executing strategic plans to achieve key business targets, driving growth in profit, revenue, volume, and distribution. Your role will involve collaborating closely with partners to ensure effective market supply and execution of marketing strategies, as well as monitoring performance and implementing controls to drive compliance and optimize results.  You will be found at the gemba on a weekly basis, understanding our consumers, seeing opportunities first hand and finding solutions to challenges. This is an exciting opportunity to drive the business a dynamic region, foster strong partnerships, and make a significant impact in one of the world's leading beverage companies.


Suntory Group is a Japanese company and the world’s third biggest player in the drinks industry. We are renowned for our diverse and iconic brands such as Schweppes, Orangina, Oasis, La Casera, Lucozade and Ribena. We wouldn’t achieve what we do without our people who are at the heart of everything we do. At Suntory People are everything. The continuous success and growth of each individual makes Growing for Good possible. 


•    Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field.
•    Proven experience in leading business operations in a complex environment with third-party customers and diverse cultures.
•    Strong communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with partners and stakeholders.
•    Ability to transition to a marketing role and drive strategic initiatives to achieve business objectives.
•    Commercial acumen and understanding of profit and loss dynamics.
•    Ethical conduct and compliance awareness, with a commitment to upholding company values and standards.
•    Entrepreneurial mindset with a proactive approach to identifying opportunities and overcoming challenges.
•    Attention to detail and strong analytical skills, with the ability to translate insights into actionable plans for growth.


Commitment to Growth
Yatte Minahare
Gemba Focused
Better Together
Future Oriented


Your application will be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Specialist. You will be notified within 2 weeks if you are invited for a first screening interview.   


If you join us you will step into a fantastic supportive team where we work very hard but where there is always room for fun. We support each other and we want to see each other succeed. There is a wealth of opportunity to learn and grow in a place where you can truly be yourself. 


At Suntory, we greatly appreciate the value that diverse knowledge, perspectives, and backgrounds can bring. Our colleagues from a wide range of cultures, lifestyles, and experiences contribute significantly to our collective success.   
We understand that our candidates all have unique career trajectories and experiences, and this can sometimes deter you from applying for a role if you don’t feel that you meet all the criteria. If you believe that you have relevant skills and experience that you feel could benefit us, we would love to know what unique perspectives and experience you can bring to help make us better, together in a company that is committed to Growing for Good and Giving Back to Society.   
Our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based on the skills and competencies of the above role. We are committed to and value diversity, equity and inclusion in our recruitment process and do not discriminate based on gender, race or ethnic background, class, economic status, disability status, sexual orientation, age, political beliefs, marital status or any other protected characteristic. We want to ensure that our interview process is as inclusive as possible. If you require any reasonable accommodation as part of the process, do not hesitate to let your recruiter know who will be happy to help.   

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