AFMA Business Development Officer Job in Kieni, Nyeri, Kenya

AFMA – African Farms and Markets
 
The trading arm of Farm Concern International
 
Job Title: Business Development Officer
 
Reference Code: AFMA LTD/ KE/2016
 
Location: Kieni – Nyeri
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Initiating and developing AFMA business in the allocated areas of Inputs, hermetic bags, soil testing, Farm Consulting and other business lines.
  • Developing and implementing concrete strategies for achievement of the set sales targets for the allocated region.
  • Planning and organizing relevant activities including field days, Trade fairs, farmer’s trainings and other activities that enable achievement of growth in sales for AFMA products.
  • Liaising with the various stakeholders including farmers, agro-dealers, County government and other stakeholders in the target areas that lead to growth of sales in the allocated areas.
  • Representing AFMA Ltd on all sales led functions and events in the allocated regions.
  • Providing accurate and consistent reports on the progress of the AFMA initiative in the allocated regions. Keep records of sales figures and the results of all marketing initiatives.
  • Advising the AFMA management on new business opportunities in the allocated regions.
  • Business growth through sourcing of new clients
  • Daily follow up on customers from inception to the completion of the final payments
  • Planning for customers visit, developing customer visit schedules and ultimately taking clients to sites on daily basis or as per the plan
  • Daily reporting / feedback on business done to the supervisor
  • Implement the approved sales and marketing strategies
  • Participate and contribute towards new products development and aggressive sale of the same.
  • Capturing all the information for all new and old customers for new and future business
  • Ensure good customer service to all the clients
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by management from time to time
Educational/Technical/Professional Requirements:
  • Diploma in Agriculture with 2 years’ experience in sales and working with farmers.
  • 2 years relevant experience in sales and marketing of agricultural products
Jobs Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Strong customer focus and problem solver;
  • Teamwork ability
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Maintain high level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Analytical skills
  • Solid skills in documentation
  • Should have a good track record and of unquestionable integrity
How to Apply
Applications should be sent to afmarecruit2016@gmail.com by 15th July, 2016 stating the reference code on the subject line. 
The shortlisting will be ongoing as applications are received.


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