Construction Sales & Marketing Executive Job in Kenya

Job Vacancies: Construction Sales & Marketing Executive

Optiven Group is a leading brand in Real Estate Sector in Africa. The Group’s main objective is to empower property investors and transform the Society. The Group has a number of flourishing Strategic Business Units (SBUs).

Optiven Construction is one of these subsidiaries dealing with manufacture of precast materials – All Outdoor building materials. We are currently looking forward to fill the position of Construction Sales & Marketing Executive.

We are looking for a passionate Sales & Marketing Executive to provide strategic support that ensures Business Growth.

Duties and responsibilities:-

  • Develop solid, long-term relationships with prospects and maintain existing customer’s relationship within the commercial construction industry in order to grow profitable sales.
  • Make regular in-person sales calls and visits to existing client sites in order to ensure client satisfaction and to maximize sales growth.
  • Seek out prospective clients and business opportunities by phone, mail, email, and/or in-person communication.
  • Ensure that all marketing materials, documents and correspondence are updated and adhered to the corporate image.
  • Track and report current status of potential projects, markets, Customer news, and developments.
  • Stay current on existing and emerging product and technologies.
  • Introduce and demonstrate new products to existing client base.
  • Follow-up on all quotes to ensure that client needs are addressed. Document outcome of the proposed solutions.
  • Lead the development and preparation of RFP’s, Pre-Qualification, formal presentations, proposal, and contracts.
  • Report competitive conditions and feedback from customers to management.
  • Execute sales efforts in an ethical and professional manner. Maintain a professional image through communication, personal presentation and vehicle that reflects well on the company.
  • Complete sales call and expense reports on a timely basis in accordance with company policies.
  • Maintain CRM software with up-to date information on client contact activities.
  • Work safely at all times. Adhere to all applicable safety policies. Comply with all company policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Represent the company in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, project management or business administration with strong technical background
  • 3+ years prior work experience in Sales, Business Development or related positions
  • Demonstrated results in meeting sales quotas or business development goals.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Experience using CRM software to track and analyze sales metrics.
  • Knowledge of the sales process with the ability to understand and interpret customer needs using fact-finding to identify sales opportunities.
  • Ability to learn and operate sales and customer contact management tools.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Must have interpersonal skills sufficient to work cooperatively with people and consummate sales transactions.
  • Knowledge of construction industry terms, standards and practices will be an added knowledge
  • Appropriate manner, conduct, and grooming to adhere to company policy.
  • Technical aptitude sufficient to relate to technology applications.
  • Ability to learn product lines and client operations.
  • Ability to comprehend equipment specifications, price lists, catalogs, and common industry reference materials.
  • Must be able to write legibly and perform common calculations quickly and accurately.


Interested candidates with relevant experience are to e-mail their CVs and covering letters to with “CONSTRUCTION SALES & MARKETING EXECUTIVE” being the subject of the email by 30th June 2018.

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Updated: May 13, 2018 — 7:30 am