Agro-Chemical and Food Company Limited Assistant Manager, Sales & Marketing Jobs in Kenya

Agro-Chemical and Food Company Limited Assistant Manager, Sales & Marketing Jobs in Kenya


  • Agro-Chemical and Food Company Limited is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Spirits, Bakers’ Yeast and CO2 located in Muhoroni in Western Kenya.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Sales

  • Coordinate the development of Company sales and distribution strategies in liaison with the Sales and Marketing Manager;

  • Coordinate the development and communication of sales targets;

  • Spearhead maintenance of up to date sales system to facilitate selling such as sales ledger; log books, dispatch stocks availability and sales reconciliations;

  • Facilitate the preparation, maintenance and submission of monthly sales performance against targets;

  • Ensure one-to-one relationships with potential and existing customers;

  • Take leads generated from the marketing and qualifying the level of potential;

  • Maintain records on sales calls, opportunities, closed sales, and customers;

  • Ensure compilation and review of Company-wide sales reports on regular basis;

  • Coordinate preparations and delivery of sales proposals;

  • Ascertain the provision of after sales technical support;

  • Liaise with internal departments such as Production, Finance, and Supply chain as regards Sales Order Processing;

  • Maintain customer satisfaction and product/service profitability through customer communication, customer improvement activities, customer service; and

  • Coordinate internal and external product and service-related activities such as sales contracts, customer requirements, product development, production, fulfilment and delivery, accounting, and customer service.

    Marketing

  • Ensure awareness creation of Company products and services in the marketplace;

  • Coordinate preparation of appropriate messages and maximizing message effectiveness through media selection and application;

  • Coordinate promotional campaigns, trade shows and conferences;

  • Conduct necessary market and customer research;

  • Coordinate the publicity and promotion of ACFC products;

  • Ensure creation and selection of content used in advertising, promoting, and on-line materials;

  • Domesticate and implement market research findings and use of lead and customer databases;

  • Coordinate activities between departments involved in designing, testing, producing, marketing, selling, delivering, and supporting a product or service over its life span;

  • Maintain customer satisfaction and product/service profitability through customer communication, customer improvement activities, customer service;
    and

  • Coordinate internal and external product and service-related activities such as sales contracts, customer requirements, product development, production, fulfilment and delivery, accounting, and customer service.

    Person Specification

  • Minimum eight (8) years’ work experience in a marketing field three of which should be in supervisory level in public or private sector;

  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Chemistry, Food Science and Technology, Chemical Engineering, Commerce (Marketing option), Marketing or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Chemistry, Food Science and Technology, Chemical Engineering, Commerce (Marketing option), Marketing or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Bachelors degree in any of the social sciences plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing;

  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Registration and membership to a relevant professional body;

  • Proficiency in computer applications;

  • Valid driving license; and

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Strategic and innovative thinking.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to mobilize resources.

  • Negotiation skills.

    How to Apply

  • Applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials, names, and addresses of at least three referees, two coloured passport size photos and a copy of National Identity Card should be sent to the undersigned on or before October 15, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Resident Director & Chief Executive
    Agro Chemical & Food Company Limited
    P.O Box 18-40107
    Muhoroni-Kenya

  • Acfc Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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