Technical Sales Representative Job Vacancy

Technical Sales Representative

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in setting and managing sales budgets for Kenya. Maximizing support to distributors and end customers as well as supporting and developing yearly area plans with budget.
  • Regular client visits to maintain current business and develop new opportunities throughout the region while gaining insight about customer requirements, competitor, and/or market trends as well as developments.
  • Supporting and developing new business opportunities with existing and new customers.
  • Managing pricelists as well as taking, creating and following up on orders.
  • Managing the debtors’ days and ensuring that the lowest possible overdue percentage is achieved.
  • Organizing technical, marketing, administrative and sales support.
  • Active involvement on marketing and advertising campaigns.
  • Active engagement of relevant stakeholders and major associations in the region.
  • Manage distributor activity and performance.
  • Proper sales administration, building of market information and customer databases.

Competencies

  • Target driven
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Technical knowledge of the product portfolio
  • Organized/Self-driven/priority management
  • Integrity and trust worthy
  • Fluent in English and Swahili
  • Ability to work in a cross functional way
  • Analysis and synthesis skills, team player & leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent appearance

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Animal Production, Animal Science, Veterinary Medicine or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years in the animal health and nutrition industry with a minimum of 3 years sales and marketing experience.
  • Commercial qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Registered with a statutory regulatory body.
  • Working knowledge of the Kenyan animal health industry.
  • Experience in sales within the animal nutrition and health industries.
  • Ability to identify animal health and nutrition needs and advise clients accordingly.
  • Ability to develop and run projects.
  • A good and open communicator and able to present to highly technical and non-technical target audiences.
  • Hands on with excellent organizational skills.
  • Able to manage time and multitask.
  • Good oral and written English skills and other relevant languages common to Kenya.
  • Computer literate.

Applications accompanied with CVs can be sent directly to hr@mediselkenya.com.



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Agriculture and Agribusiness, Sales and Marketing

Updated: April 4, 2017 — 6:34 pm
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