KickStart International Country Manager (Partnerships & Sales) Job in Kenya

               

KickStart International

Job Title: Country Manager – Partnerships & Sales (Kenya)

KickStart International prides itself in being an award-winning, global nonprofit social enterprise that develops and mass- markets low-cost irrigation solutions that are bought by thousands of small-holder farmers in developing countries by enabling them to lift themselves out of poverty. This is fun open-ended job within an exciting team which needs some travel out to support our country teams in Kenya.

Responsibilities

  • Create the market development and sales plans for Kenya, lead and manage the implementation of the plan to ensure growth in sales, social impacts, market share and profitability in Kenya.
  • Achieve sales targets with minimal cost and ensuring maximum satisfaction to our customers.
  • Ensure good selection, development and management of a good distributor network.
  • Manage seamlessly the Partnership network while targeting high performance and high impacts.
  • Ensure compliance to all statutory and legislative requirements as per the Kenyan law.
  • Conduct risk assessment and advise Kickstart International on exposures and timely mitigations.
  • Prudent management of Kickstart International Inc resources allocated for Kenya.

Skills / Qualification Requirements

  • Degree in sales and marketing, Irrigation Engineering, or Diploma in Sales and Marketing with at least five (5) years hands on sales and marketing experience.
  • An MBA/experience with private sector/NGOs and social enterprise business will be an added advantage.
  • Project Management skills/experience.
  • Good knowledge and command of computer and presentation skills

Best fit for the role will have…

  • Strong managerial and people development skills able to build capacity and competency among team
  • Good communication, analytical skills, customer care and interpersonal skills.
  • Organizational and planning skills and works with minimal supervision.
  • Can do attitude, a team player and a highly motivational leader.
  • Proactive, self-taught, innovative individual able to present ideas in a user friendly language.
  • Problem solving abilities with keen attention to detail.

Contact Us

Send your CV and Cover Letter to: hr@kickstart.org quoting the position on the subject line by close of business 30th April 2019.



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Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi County

Kenya
Agriculture and Agribusiness, Business Administration, Engineering and Technical, NGO and UN, Project Management, Sales and Marketing
Updated: April 23, 2019 — 9:23 am