Everris Area Sales Manager Job

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Everris is a Specialty Fertilizers Company and employs over 350 people worldwide.

Working in partnership with customers our associates are passionate about optimizing plant performance. We take great pride in the integrity and precision of our world-class product portfolios and strive to remain an open and customer orientated organization.

With market leading fertilizer brands – including Osmocote®, Agroleaf® and Agroblen® – Everris enters the market as the leading player in ornamental horticulture, turf and amenity and specialty agricultural sectors.

For our office in Kenya we are looking for an ambitious “experienced” and motivated individual for the role of:

Area Sales Manager, Kenya

Position & responsibilities:

  • Maximize the sales effort for acceptance and growth of Everris products in the dedicated sales area.
  • He/she reports to the Country Sales manager/Export Manager.

    Key elements necessary to ensure success will be the ability to:

  • Pursue opportunities to improve market share in core markets and identify and develop new markets;
  • Create new customers;
  • Develop and maintain accurate market descriptions and define growth potential;
  • Execute the sales action program, communication plan and a trial plans per market segment;
  • Accomplish set sales targets and financial quotas;
  • Liaise closely with the Export manager to safeguard supply of products;
  • Report weekly on actual sales and marketing activities;
  • Maintain a high degree of communication to distributors and growers as well as internally to the country sales team and other departments;
  • Handle customer requests promptly and effectively; assuring the best customer service and loyalty.

    Profile:

  • We are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious sales person with: 1.A university level of education in Agriculture, Horticulture and general Plant Science;

    2.Proven sales experience (2-3 yrs) in the agronomy field; Knowledge of fertilizers and plant protection product;

    3.Strong sales, team-player, and potential management skills:

    4.Drives for results.

    5.Thinks strategically.

    6.Acts with integrity

    7.Fosters open communication.

    8.Provides the best service and motivates customers.

    9.Fluent communication skills in English.

    10.MS-Office (Word, Excel. PowerPoint) and Database experience at user level.

    11.Willingness to travel regularly.

    We offer:

    -An attractive salary (depending on experience and education level) with excellent secondary arrangements;

    -Career opportunities within a fast growing company. Next step possibly to provide effective leadership and training to other Area Sales Managers.

    Please send your resume accompanied by a covering letter per e-mail to our Human Resources Department:

    Ellen Arendonk,
    Human Resource Assistant
    ellen.arendonk [at] everris.com

    For more information and application see: Everris Area Sales Manager Job

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