awamo Sales Officer Jobs in Eldoret, Kenya
awamo Sales Officer Jobs in Eldoret, Kenya
awamo offers the long awaited solution to the problems of MFIs and their clients.
awamo is the digital, mobile banking platform and credit bureau especially designed for MFIs.
The biometric technology involved solves the problem of having too little security by protecting clients data and reducing fraud.
Because it is mobile and is optimized for low bandwidth, people living in rural areas can be served better.
awamo seeks to fill the following position:
Sales Officer – Eldoret
Sales is the first point of contact between awamo and the clients.
The role entails selling and marketing the company’s products, approaching potential customers with the aim of winning new business, building and maintaining good relationships with existing clients and gaining repeat business.
Academic / SkillsBachelors’ Degree in an IT or business-related course – equivalent work experience will be considered as well
Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages
Familiar with the use of Android and an excellent general IT user skills
Presentation and negotiation skills
Strong Communication skills with strong business-related knowledge
Fluency in English and other local languages specific to the area of operation
2 – 3 years working experience handling sales in a fast-paced environment preferably in the IT or financial sector
Experience dealing with clients directly
Proven track record of fast execution on tasks and on-time delivery of high quality results
Capability to explain issues to clients in a well-structured and clear manner
Commercial awareness and ability to thrive in competitive markets
Fast thinker, creative and solution oriented
Excellent interpersonal skills and rapport with clients and other stakeholders
Ability to work remotely
Confident, persistent and determined
Highly self-motivated and ambitious
Willingness to work long or irregular hours
Hard-working, organized, and able to deal with the pressure of delivering fast
Willingness to perform against defined goals with a relevant variable pay component
Responsibilities & Duties
Generate leads, i.e. find potential new customers
Demonstrate and present the company’s products to clients through sales visits, demos, trade exhibitions, conferences and any other medium to generate new and continued business for the company
Negotiate the contract terms, provide customers with quotations and close the sale
Create detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding to generate new and continued business for the company where required
Liaise with the branch manager to check the progress of existing orders and ensure client purchase requests are met in a timely and satisfactory manner
Update clients on the new projects and features in the system
Maintain and develop relationships with existing customers through regular interaction to ensure continued business and excellent user experience
Promote the awamo brand and market through sales visits and representation of the company in the market
Carry out regular market research on our product performance in the market and share the same with the support officers, branch manager and other relevant stakeholders for further action
Gather market and customer information to understand customers’ businesses and requirements and coordinate with the product development team to enhance current design to suit the user’s requirements.
Recording sales and order information and avail the same to the branch office in a timely manner for billing and collection purposes
Regular and timely direct reporting (weekly, monthly, quarterly or annually) of activities done to supervisor
Review and track sales performance in line with set performance targets and take corrective action where necessary to meet the targets
How to Apply
INo hard copy applications or applications sent through email directly will be accepted.
Deadline for receipt of applications: Monday 18th March 2019.
For more information and job application details, see; awamo Sales Officer Jobs in Eldoret, Kenya
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