Bakery Assistant Sales Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Bakery Assistant Sales Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Vacant Position: Bakery – Assistant Sales Manager

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Industry: Hospitality

Our Client, a market leader in Hospitality Industry is urgently seeking to hire dynamic and result oriented is urgently looking to recruit versatile and enthusiastic Bakery – Assistant Sales Manager.

The position will travel up to 80% with the remainder of the time being spent in the office to ensure proper preparation and follow-up.

He/she will drive the sales and profitability by building strong commercial relationships with the assigned customers to ensure incremented growth in sales and profitability by performing the following duties;

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To identify potential sales opportunities with existing customers and new prospects by making personal sales calls, following up on leads provided by the company, and by other prospecting methods as appropriate.
  • To conduct periodic review of Customer KPI’s- Sales, Investments, Growth, contribution, Market Share, Data Sharing & Service Levels.
  • To utilize resources provided by the company to further the sales process including marketing tools, demonstration facilities, and other sales associates as necessary.
  • To work closely with Sales Administration in the quote and order process, according to established procedures.
  • Utilize CRM according to established procedures, such as, professionally and efficiently update and maintain all CRM data including; customer data, all customer contact details, current opportunity forecast data, along with competitive information.
  • To provide all necessary information and documentation for the completion of
    sales proposals and orders.
  • To take responsibility for managing customer expectations as they relate to the order process.
  • To monitor and report competitive activity in territory and elsewhere.
  • To operate within annual expense budget and work to meet established individual sales budget. Will assist in the budget planning, but not responsible for creating and approval of it.
  • To attend and participate in trade shows, sales meetings, industry meetings and other activities as directed by management.
  • To be an active student of the industry and of good selling practices.
  • To develop and utilize a business plan for their respective territory.
  • Perform any other duties as required by management

    Key Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales and Marketing or any other related field from a recognized institution, Food Science qualification a plus
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience, 2 of which must have been in a supervisory role
  • Must have experience in the Bakery goods food category
  • History of success growing accounts
  • Demonstrated ability to manage people for efficiency
  • Demonstrated success in working complex issues with senior management
  • Ability to be self-motivated with a positive attitude and a solid work ethic
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to be proactive and take initiative

    If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send CV and cover letter only to before close of business 5th November 2019.

    Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

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