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.


  • 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: quoting the position on the subject line by close of business 30th April 2019.

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