Unit Manager Job in Kenya (USD 4000)

Job Title: Unit Manager

Salary expectation: 2300 – 4000 USD

Work Country Location: Kenya

Frequency of travel (%): 15%

Reporting to: Head of sales

Function: Sales

Sub function: Retail

Main Purpose: The successful Unit Manager will implement sales strategies and plan to attract new clients and close sales to achieve quotas.

The successful candidate will play a key role in managing and coaching Sales Representatives to increase income and revenue.


  • Forecast sales, develop “out of the box” sales strategies/models and evaluate their effectiveness
  • Plans and organizes team sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the territory/segment.
  • Coordinates sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups.
  • Analyzes the territory/market’s potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customers value to the organization.
  • Familiarize the team with the customer needs, specifications, design targets, the development process, design standards, techniques and tools to support task performance
  • Oversee team day-to-day operation
  • Keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends
  • Monitor team performance and report on metrics in order to meet personal and team sales targets
  • Attend meeting, sales events and trainings to keep abreast of the latest developments
  • Report and provide feedback to management using financial statistical data
  • Maintain and expand client database within your assigned territory
  • Present, promote and sell products/services using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers
  • Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships
  • Expedite the resolution of customer requests and complaints to maximize satisfaction
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members and other departments
  • Analyze the territory/market’s potential, track sales and status reports
  • Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends
  • Provides historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.
  • Discover training needs and provide coaching
  • Lead by setting a good example (role model) – behavior consistent with words
  • Create an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort
  • Listen to team members’ feedback and resolve any issues or conflicts
  • Recognize high performance and reward accomplishments
  • Motivate team members to create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture

Key Skills / Experience Required

  • 5-10 years of experience
  • Successfully managing sales teams ideally from real estate, insurance and banking industries
  • Proven track record of achieving targets and driving sales growth in a business.
  • Strong leadership skills and an ability to inspire sales teams.
  • Presentable and flexible (willing to work on weekends)
  • Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales
  • Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent

Differentiating Competencies Required (Identify any differentiating behaviors, leadership skills or soft skills required for success in the role)

  • Ability for Selling new introduced concepts.

NB: Candidates willing to take up the role MUST have worked in a hotel industry, to send their resume to blumeafrica@gmail.com.

Sales and Marketing
Updated: February 27, 2017 — 11:03 pm