Job Summary

Our client, a well-established Shoe Manufacturer in Kenya, is looking for a Sales Manager to be based either in Nairobi or Mombasa. The successful candidate’s main responsibility will be to build and focus around two new sectors: Safety and Security shoes, for institutional selling as well as establishing new business opportunities for selling PVC COMPOUND raw material to industries within the region. The ideal candidate must have B2B experience in the Manufacturing sector, excellent customer relationship skills with a sales track record. A lot of travelling will be required.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
•    Executing sales strategies and marketing concepts for new products and technologies.
•    Setting up and Supporting the sales team across the country to ensure sales targets are achieved.
•    Responsible for setting sales team targets with the Company Directors
•    Evaluate the performance of the sales team and sales managers against targets.
•    Monitoring the sales team to make sure sales targets are met.
•    Regular regional visits to keep updated with the Sales Team.
•    Visit potential customers across the region and secure business deals.
•    Reporting on a monthly basis on the performance of the business growth and direction.
•    Set up an operational budget for the department based on agreed sales targets and projections.
•    Monitor and analyse the activity of competitors and other changes in the market.
•    Set up a marketing system that will support the growth of these new avenues.

Qualifications:
•    Must have a relevant Diploma / Bachelor’s degree in Business or Marketing.
•    A minimum of 8 years of sales experience with a sales track record.
•    Experience with B2B in the Manufacturing sector.
•    Experience working across the country would be required.
•    Must have impeccable communication skills.
•    Passion for driving sales, flexible and customer oriented.
•    Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
•    Proven track record of achievement in growing a company’s portfolio.
•    Be willing to travel extensively – national and international.

Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 250,000 (Approx. 2,500 USD) plus medical and bonus.
Position Level: Upper Middle level.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Deadline:  20th September 2020.

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

*** Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement**

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