Freight Forwarding Company Commercial Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

A reputable freight forwarding company in Nairobi is looking for :

Commercial Assistant

Job Responsibilities

  • Identifying new opportunities in Emerging Markets.
  • Delivering new and repeat business all services lines to meet revenue targets.
  • Assist in implementing company’s sales strategy to support the sales team in growing our market share and in increasing revenues.
  • Managing the sales cycle from the quotations stage to the closing stage and ensuring all customer requirements are well responded to.
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly reports highlighting business performance and challenges.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with customers to ensure continued business.
  • Work closely with other internal departments and stakeholders through regular meetings to ensure client/ contractual needs and expectations are communicated and met.
  • Work with credit control to ensure all payments are collected within the agreed timelines.

Qualifications for the Commercial Assistant

  • Bachelor’s degree/ diploma in Sales& Marketing/supply chain / shipping/ C&F or equivalent relevant field
  • 4-6 years’ experience within the logistics/freight forwarding industry with at least 3 in sales and business development.
  • Good track record in sales of logistics/freight forwarding services.
  • Ability to work independently, manage and maintain relationships
  • Must have a detailed understanding of the local freight market and procedures.

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Procurement and Logistics, Sales and Marketing
Updated: August 10, 2018 — 9:52 am