Technical Sales Job Vacancies in Kenya

Full Time
  • Post Date: 14/11/2017
  • Offerd Salary Ksh50,000+
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Gender Both
  • INDUSTRY Sales and Marketing Jobs
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description

The client is a leading food products distribution company in Kenya. They seek to hire a Technical Sales Executive who will be responsible to drive sales and profitability by building strong commercial relationships with assigned customers.

Technical Sales Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the customer business reviews with the Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes on a periodic basis- monthly/quarterly/yearly and drive the completion of the action plans
  • Develop customer specific joint business plans and periodically monitor the agreed milestones, thereby driving customer engagement
  • Responsible to develop new portfolio focused on “Bakery Products” offering full “Bakery Solutions” to customers
  • Responsible for training the customers on Bakery Value Added Products as part of bakery solutions offering
  • To create awareness of the company marketing strategy & expectations and ensure implementation of agreed objectives at the customer end.
  • Conduct periodic review of Customer KPI’s- Sales, Investments, Growth, contribution, Market Share, Data Sharing & Service Levels
  • Provide insights to the management team on trends, competitor status that will aid in driving business decisions
  • Ensure compliance to company policies, procedures, commercial terms and local regulations
  • Resolve any outstanding issues with the concerned customers
  • Seek new business opportunities in line with the organizational growth strategy
  • Support sales team by conducting “live demonstrations” of the company’s Bakery products leading to listing the products and getting sales
  • Training internal sales team on basic Bakery products

Qualifications for the Technical Sales Job

  • Degree in Food Science or related field of study
  • Training in Sales/Marketing
  • At least 4-6 years’ experience in sales of pastry ingredients
  • Foodservice / HORECA experience is a must
  • Good technical knowhow and knowledge of Bakery products and ingredients
  • Good sales skills: Ability to call on potential customers, present products, demonstrate and close the sale/deal
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and spoken
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skill

How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Technical Sales Executive- Bakery Ingredients) to before Wednesday, 22nd November 2017

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.