Area Sales Manager (Modern Trade) Job in Central / Mt. Kenya (50K)

Area Sales Manager (Central / Mt. Kenya)

Salary: 50,000

Industry: FMCG – Modern Trade

Reports to: Sales Manager

Our client, a local manufacturer of baby diapers, is recruiting an Area Sales Manager (Modern Trade) to join their company.

Job Purpose: To provide leadership for the regional sales team in modern trade.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Profiling customers – Minimarts and Hypermarts
  • Make route plans for Sales Executives and ensure they are strictly followed
  • Make sure orders are picked by Sales Executives daily from the outlet to achieve daily and monthly targets in the form of LPO
  • Ensure the above orders are delivered within 48 hours and a Post-Dated Cheque collected
  • Reconcile monthly Sales statements and collect payments within set terms
  • Give timely feedback on Market Intelligence
  • Supervise staff under them and execute all Below the Line marketing activities in the Minimarts & Hypermarts
  • Ensure that all displays are maintained to the highest standards with maximum shelf space within your area of operation.
  • Ensure that all policies, practices and procedures are followed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the management.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Sales & Marketing or any business-related field from a recognized institution
  • Work experience of at least 4 years in a modern trade sales set-up
  • Good knowledge of sales and marketing
  • Team player with good attitude towards work and colleagues.

Region: Central/Mt. Kenya

Direct reports: Sales Executives

Deadline: Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application on or before 3rd May 2019

Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Business Administration, Sales and Marketing
Updated: April 29, 2019 — 8:58 am