Technical Sales Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Technical Sales Manager for our client; an international company that provides in-line inspection solutions for manufacturing industries.
Key Responsibilities
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships.
  • Own and hit/exceed annual sales and profitability targets within assigned territory.
  • Develop and execute strategic plan to achieve sales targets and to expand the company’s customer base.
  • Partner with customers to understand their business needs and objectives.
  • Aligns customer plans with Global plans of the company.
  • Effectively communicate the value proposition through proposals and presentations.
  • Understand category-specific landscapes and trends, reporting on the forces that shift tactical budgets and strategic direction of accounts.
  • Proactively form sales strategies to keep Filtec competitive and innovative.
Essential Requirements
  • Proven technical sales experience, and demonstrated ability to consistently meet or exceed targets
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close.
  • Proven ability to build business through added value strategies that benefit customers and the business.
  • Proven ability to articulate the distinct aspects of products and services and position them against competitors
  • Demonstrable experience in developing client-focused, differentiated and achievable solutions
  • Numerate, good math skills.
  • Proven negotiator.
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel regularly.
  • Experience in selling large, capital equipment in the process / packaging equipment category (preferred).
  • Experience with large brewer / bottler experience (strongly preferred).
  • Four year college degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 7 years of key account /strategic sales experience in a business-to business sales environment.
  • Experience selling Machines to beverage manufacturing companies e.g breweries.
  • PC proficiency.
Location: Nairobi

Cover letter (maximum 2 pages) and detailed CV are to be sent by email to marking the subject as “2358”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2358, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through

Deadline for receiving applications: 10th September 2016

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