ARM Cement Technical Sales Engineer Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Technical Sales Engineer
ARM Cement Ltd, (formerly Athi River Mining), was founded in 1974 and has grown to become one of East Africa’s largest cement manufacturer under the Rhino Cement brand, with a regional market share of around 15%.
ARM Cement is publicly listed in the Nairobi Securities Exchange and a frontrunner in East African manufacturing, with cement plants in Athi River, Kaloleni, Kigali, Daresalaam, and Tanga. 
The Company also manufactures sodium silicate, industrial minerals and soil and crop specific Mavuno Fertilizers.   


ARM recently entered into a $140 million equity investment deal with the CDC Group, a development finance institution of the UK government. 
This equity investment will see the Company continue an aggressive growth and expansion programme, improve production efficiencies and continue the community developmental work proudly managed by Company staff under the Rhino Cement Foundation.
To support the expansion programmes and the community development work, we are seeking to recruit a results-oriented Technical Sales Engineer to be part of our versatile team. 
ARM Cement is an equal opportunity employer.

Title: Technical Sales Engineer

Location: Kenya, Tanzania
Work Type: Full time

The position is permanent and pensionable with a competitive remuneration to the successful candidate. 

The successful candidate will be a key player in the sales process.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Advisory to both the internal sales team and to partners such as distributors and contractors / developers. 
  • Training the sales teams on product knowledge and product application thus enabling them to better sell products.
  • Engaging developers’ project teams to understand their requirements in light of their proposed developments.
  • Training the partners on product knowledge and application to facilitate better on-selling.
  • Provide a technical input in tender preparation to ensure appropriate understanding of the technical requirements;.
  • Input in product development basing this on feedback on technical issues from partners.
  • Accompanying sales team members to client sales presentations as when required to provide clarification/input on technical matters. 
  • Quality monitoring especially in projects using specially developed products.
  • Working with the project managers on trials as necessary and continuous testing throughout the life of the project.
Essential qualifications / knowledge / experience
  • A Civil Engineering, quantity surveying, building economics or a construction related degree
  • A solid understanding of cement and the building codes in the country
  • Work experience in the building industry either in construction, consultancy or sales for at least 5 years
  • Experience of delivering training at various levels will be a definite advantage.
  • Strong business acumen
  • A drive for results and an affinity for high quality standards
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including excellent presentation skills.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their application to the address below. 
It should include:
  • A covering letter that clearly demonstrates experience, based on the job described here and its requirements, why you are the best person for this job.
  • An up-to-date CV that includes a description of relevant experience.
  • The names and addresses of three professional referees.
  • Your email, Skype address and day-time telephone number
  • Details on current remuneration and your contractual notice period/earliest availability.
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
PO Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Application Deadline: Wednesday 22nd June, 2016

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Please note that we do not charge for receiving or processing applications. 
ARM Cement is an equal opportunity employer.

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