Sales Representative (Spices and Snacks) Job in Kenya

Our client, a leading Manufacturer of Spices and Snacks in the East African region is looking to recruit a Sales Representative
The ideal candidate will be managing all aspects of the sales function in an efficient and effective manner servicing a defined customer list within a geographic sales territory. 
The Sales Representative will manage the profitability of these customers, and the products that are distributed within this territory.

 

Key Responsibilities;
  • Meet and exceed gross margin and volume targets as assigned.
  • Be accountable for developing and actualizing the customer budget.
  • Develop and grow the business through new business acquisition.
  • Prepare and present regular business reviews to both customers and internal stakeholders.
  • Communicate internally among sales staff, finance, operations and distribution departments, to maximize opportunities with customers.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the local market/community.
  • Initiate and evaluate opportunities for “continuous improvement’ throughout the geographical market area.
  • Maintain a high level of competitor knowledge in terms of products, pricing, discounts, promotions and sales levels.
  • Develop and implement a schedule for customer contact and capitalize on opportunities.
  • Develop plans and reports to measure gain/loss in accounts, new business with “initiatives’ in acquiring new or incremental business.
  • Actively manage the profitability and gross margin of sales territory and develop the necessary plans and corrective action to meet the target profitability of the territory and customer base.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in sales & marketing or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in sales of FMCG products.
  • MUST have proven experience in FMCG companies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Should be highly motivated and aggressive sales person.
  • Should be presentable & well kept at all times.
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
  • Should possess the skill to work in a team and also perform independently.
  • Should be capable of thriving in the competitive markets.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 40,000/= (Approx. 400 USD)

Deadline: 18th June 2016   

Applications:

To apply, please follow the link:  

http://bit.ly/1sAQeqV
Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 
Karen

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