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Reputable Company Job Vacancy : Head of Sales and Distribution- Jobs in Kenya October 2018

Reputable Company Job Vacancy : Head of Sales and Distribution- Jobs in Kenya October 2018
Reputable Company Job Vacancy : Head of Sales and Distribution- Jobs in Kenya October 2018
A company that is the sole authorized importer of a premium energy drink is seeking to recruit highly motivated individuals to fill the following position.
Head of Sales and Distribution
Reporting to the Director of Sales and Marketing, s/he will be responsible for enhancing the beverage brand, growing the top line and driving sales in respect to both value and volume while ensuring efficacious management of the distribution chain.
Role and Responsibilities:
  • Develop effective sales plans, to drive sales volumes, ensure that margins are maintained and market shares achieved.
  • Develop the monthly sales plans that are aligned to the annual sales forecast. The incumbent will be expected to work closely with the Director of Sales and Marketing, team members and the distribution team to ensure that these plans are executed and delivered.
  • Offer structured management to the sales and distribution team through effective monitoring of performance and results and the provision of feedback and guidance.
  • Implement the company’s sales and business development strategy, across assigned market segments and area to ensure that the company maintains a clear path to aggressive growth.
  • Originate and manage business development opportunities that are consistent with the company’s strategy for revenue growth.
  • Develop and maintain long-term and productive relationships with customers.
  • Achieve collection targets
  • Monitor competitive activity and report to the supervisor promptly, including suggested responses.
  • Prepare and submit accurate reports as required.
  • Recruit, train and manage distributors to optimize operation and improve overall distribution performance.
  • Enforce operational agreements with distributors, including redistribution, stocking levels, product turn, promotions, etc.
  • Ensure that products are displayed appropriately at all distribution points, to ensure visibility and drive sales
  • Maintain a climate that attracts, retains and motivates top quality sales team.  Continually train, appraise, supervise, support, develop, promote and guide sales staff to ensure on-going motivation and performance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business management or a related field or a Diploma in Marketing Management;
  • At least five (5) years sales and distribution experience in a similar position, in an FMCG environment.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Strong leadership and people-management skills;
  • Proven sales track record of both business development and account management;
  • Self-starter, high energy level with strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Analytical thinking skills;
  • Effective negotiation skills;
  • Innovative, team-oriented, forward-thinking, creative and naturally curious; and
  • Highest level of personal and professional integrity
  • Impeccable business relationship building and management skills
  • Results driven

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How to Apply

If interested and you meet the above specifications, kindly send your application by latest 25th Oct 2018 stating your current and expected salary.
Indicate the job title on the email subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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