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 recruitment@linkarkconsultants.com before close of business 5th November 2019.

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

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