Paint Product Executive Job in Kenya (90K)

Our client is the leading paint manufacturer in Kenya.

They seek to hire an experienced person in the position of Product Management Executive.

Salary: KES 50,000 – 90,000

Benefits: Medical Cover, Pension, Airtime and Car Allowance

Purpose of the Job

Main Purpose of Job To plan & execute Product Management activities in segments like automotive & other segments

To establish & impact growth of product sales & profitability by managing / coordinating with technical, sales, planning & all concern departments till product is commercialized in market so as sales team can take over.

Key Deliverables

  • Execute the product trials / demos at customer location with coordination of technical department. Prepare report & sent to Product Manager
  • Analyze specs of new & existing products as per competitors & customer requirement. Report to Product Manager
  • Validate the products performance, pricing as per the specs before communication to sales for commercialization
  • Lead and generate strong consumer insight for New & existing Products. Coordinate with customers, R&D & Costing Division & report pricing of products as per market requirement to Product Manager
  • To analyze the market and competition to identify the opportunities, threats and key issues. (SWOT)
  • Responsible for new product training for internal sales persons & trainers
  • Designing of sales promotional inputs including visual-aids, Leave behind literatures (LBL), sales & sample packs in Coordination with Marketing team
  • Work hand in hand with Area Sales Manager on a specific geographic territory to address the technical sales related issues & new product mapping leading to development
  • Gather the competitor’s information from market in a MIS format through focus groups & research personnel visits

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Graduate in Chemistry (Science background)
  • Certified course in Microsoft Office – MS Word, Windows, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good leadership skills, team leader, proactive with excellent communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative and has creativity.
  • Decisive, diplomatic with good listening skills.
  • Analytical skills

Key Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years working experience in handling New Product sales, specialty products & key accounts management.
  • Have Data analysis experience more than 3-year experience in Technical Sales or Product Management
  • Knowledge/experience of working in paint or related industry.
  • Driver’s license with at least 2 years driving experience.

How to Apply:

Suitably qualified candidates to send their applications to: clearly quoting “PRODUCT MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE” on the email subject line.

Applications should reach us not later than 20th February 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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Updated: January 26, 2019 — 6:25 am