Commercial Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client a Fast Moving Consumer Goods company based in Kenya is looking for a Commercial Manager to join their dedicated team in Nairobi.

The main purpose of the position is to demonstrable ability to grow a profitable business with drive and commercial acumen.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct market research and analysis to create detailed business plans.
  • Looks for opportunities to grow the business, whether through partnerships or new initiatives, and works to take advantage of those opportunities
  • Analyses sales and other reports that give insight into how a company can make adjustments to improve performance.
  • High levels of organizational skills and the ability to make decisions fast.
  • Strong customer service orientation and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record of managing a team in a fast paced environment.
  • Assist in setting financial targets and budget development and monitoring.
  • Preparing a marketing strategy which covers key marketing messages and competitor analysis
  • Developing and implementing new sales initiatives, strategies and programs that will lead to business development
  • Set KPIs for all staff, and appraise them effectively
  • Responsible for overall staff motivation
  • Generating leads and closing deals with new and existing clients
  • Manages daily company operations

Job Skills & Personal Attributes

  • Proven record in managing profit targets in a commercially-oriented environment and experience in leading change initiatives.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to develop and execute Sales Operating Plans, and coordination of workflows
  • High energy & Creativity;

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably augmented with a post-graduate diploma or MBA
  • At least 5 years of commercial experience, of which 3 years must be in a senior management role.

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their CV and cover letter to jobs@lanxafrica.co.ke clearly indicating the job title on the subject line on or before September 17th, 2018.


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Updated: September 12, 2018 — 7:17 pm