FMCG Company Sales and Marketing Director Job in Kenya (1M)

Our client, a well established Manufacturer and Distributor of FMCG products in the food and beverages industry is looking for a Director of Sales and Marketing
She/he will safeguard and grow market share through the design and implementation of an aggressive sales and marketing plan both domestically and in external markets.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Design and implement proposals to grow market share for our brands.
  • Draw on experience to formulate and execute strategy on new product launches both domestically and in external markets.
  • To research – analyse all marketing activities of our business.
  • Drive the consistent and sustained effort to achieve sales targets in order to maintain profitability and provide return on investment.
  • Participate in the development of a strategic sales and marketing plan for all products and oversee the implementation of this plan.
  • Contribute in implementation and expansion distribution channel networks for all company products both in foreign markets and across the country.
  • Monitor the sales performance of competitors, both local and international.
  • Create and maintain a distributor database and recruit new accounts both domestic and export to foster growth and sustainability and expand the market.
  • Ensure the implementation of and adherence to the credit control policy in line with company objectives.
  • Undertake extensive local and international travel when necessary.
Qualifications;
  • Must have MBA or equivalent qualification in sales and marketing/ related discipline.
  • Must be a CIM member.
  • Must have over 15 years in the sales and marketing of F&B brands and exposure to international markets.
  • Must have route to market experience.
  • Deep knowledge & extensive management of all trade channels.
  • Willing to travel extensively across the country and be able to travel outside the country.
  • Must have extensive experience of leading the strategy & implementation of OBPPC architecture.
  • Background in leading franchisors & franchisees is desirable.
  • Solid experience of leading strategic portfolio decisions.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 800,000 – 1,000,000/= (Approx. 8,000 – 10,000 USD) depending on experience

Deadline: 10th February 2016    

Applications:
 
To apply, please follow the link:  
http://bit.ly/1P2oQIS
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen road, 
Karen.

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