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National Sales Manager (Fertilizers) – Nairobi

Job Summary

Our Client, an Agro-input Company that produces and supplies Fertilizers is looking to recruit a National Sales Manager.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements

The successful candidate will be responsible for growing sales across the country, to develop and manage sales teams. The ideal candidate MUST have prior working experience in the Agro-input sales sector and have a strong agribusiness and market systems background. Candidates with prior experience in selling Fertilizers will have a distinct advantage.  

Key Responsibilities:
•    Develop and implement effective sales strategies for each crop cycle and region.
•    Implement a proper route plan to provide ongoing support for product distribution.
•    Develop and implement effective sales strategies.
•    Managing sales orders to maximize sales revenue and meet or exceed targets.
•    Ensure profitable growth in sales, revenue through the planning, execution, and management of a supportive team.
•    Forecasting annual, quarterly and monthly sales goals and setting actionable measures on how you and your sales team will achieve the sales targets.
•    Educating customers on the company’s credit policy and strictly following the 
•    company’s credit policy with the goal of having no debtors for the company.
•    Developing specific plans to ensure the growth of the organization’s products for both long and short-term goals.
•    Analyze regional market trends and discover new opportunities for growth.
•    Address potential problems and suggest prompt solutions.
•    Educating customers and farmers with presentations, seminars and regular meetings.
•    Suggest new marketing and communication strategies that will drive sales and ensure the marketing and communications budgets are kept within company limits at maximum exposure.

Qualifications:
•    Relevant Bachelor’s degree in an agribusiness related field, preferably with an MBA.
•    Must have over 10 years of Sales experience selling fertilizers with 5 years spent in Senior Management.
•    Must have Strong Leadership skills and be highly driven to achieve team objectives.
•    Good grasp of Business/Demand Planning with knowledge of the execution of commodity contracts.
•    Sound knowledge of sales, customer services.
•    High level of integrity.
•    Must be willing to travel.
•    Strong communication and relationship building skills with an ability to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh.250,000 – 300,000 (Approx. 2,500 – 3,000 USD) depending on individual skills and experience.
Position Level: Senior Management.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Deadline: 27th November 2020.

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