Sales and Operations Assistant Career in Nairobi Kenya

Sales and Operations Assistant



The Position: The Administrative / Sales Assistant will report directly to the Director and General Manager and provide support for her, the accountant and the medical reps.

Key Skills

  • Strong spreadsheet expertise and experience
  • Accurate data entry abilities and proven experience
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Experience in filling tenders and reading and interpreting such legal documents
  • Able to provide strong sales support:
  • Learning new products, understanding the market and customer and translating this knowledge into sales
  • Telesales and customer service
  • Able to aptly represent the company at conferences (display desks)
  • Handling small retail sales accounts fully and a few key big accounts
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Able to show initiative in all situations
  • Committed and able to meet deadlines
  • Keen interest in providing quality work as well strong efficiency
  • Able to make any and all preparations for sales meetings and presentations
  • E-mail, internet and knowledge on popular software packages a must
  • Able to manage oneself and a whole range of different day to day tasks at a time
  • Keen interest in retail sales
  • High level of accuracy required in all work
  • Able to travel for up to a week per month using basic means for collections or company events
  • Able and willing to put in extra time when necessary
Day to Day
  • Invoicing, ETR, answering telephones, fax, and customer queries and banking
  • Maintaining a daily sales and costing spreadsheet
  • Month end stock take and in charge of stock reconciliation in conjunction with stock auditor
  • Market Research
  • Sales follow up as per requirements of director and or sales rep
  • Coordination with accountant on all monthly accounting formalities
  • Filing tenders completely from labeling samples to filing the tender documents and ensuring all items are included as per requirements with 100% accuracy.
  • Coordinating with other employees on all of the above
  • General administrative skills such as filing, labeling samples, maintaining our literature library
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Collections as well as on site collections
  • Customer correspondence
  • Assisting in organizing sales presentations
Candidates should have at least a diploma and experience in similar positions for at least 3 years. References a must.

Application guidelines:

Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating expected salary and their daytime contact, to (Subject of the email should be the title of the POSITION APPLIED FOR & THE JOB REF)

If you are not interested in this opportunity today, please refer any friend or colleague you know that might suit the required profile.

Applications NOT MEETING minimum requirements will not be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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