Centum Commercial Manager Jobs in Kenya

Centum Commercial Manager Jobs in Kenya


  • Greenblade Growers a subsidiary of Centum seeks to recruit a Commercial Manager for its Tumaini Operations in Ol Kalou

    Job Purpose

  • The key purpose of this role is to develop the market for Green Blade and ensure that sales orders meet or exceed the budget.

  • The incumbent will be responsible for seeking new markets and customers so as to drive business growth as per the business plan.

  • Another important deliverable includes collection of all sales receivables from customers as per contract.

  • The job holder will also manage the customer relationships

    Responsibilities

  • Lead the search for new export and domestic markets for herbs, vegetables and other products produced by Green Blade in its farms and out growers schemes.

  • Lead Green Blade teams in the development of products & services which meet customer expectations and are commercially viable

  • Identify and manage the most effective and cost-efficient suppliers of goods and services needed to supply customer orders including packaging, transport, clearing & forwarding, freight etc

  • Coordinate the sales processes and ensure efficient collection of revenue

  • Manage Green Blade compliance to legal requirements, market standards and certification

  • Oversee communication and relationships with key customers.

  • Ensure customer demand profiles are cascaded through to the planning teams .

  • Oversee signing of and adherence to commercial contracts entered where required.

  • Support the reporting process through provision of budgets, forecasts with the supporting insights behind changes as and when required
    by all stakeholders.

  • Ensure that the commercial service levels with the customer are maintained.

  • Facilitate customer visits as necessary

  • Support business development processes

  • Aggressively market any spare volumes on daily basis to make sure there is sell out and avoid loss of value through discards/rejects.

  • Day to day order management in liaison with General Manager to ensure customer orders are fulfilled as confirmed.

    Minimum qualifications

  • A Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar work environment/ Agri-business

  • A degree in horticulture or a relevant course in business

  • Commercial awareness and sound business knowledge

  • Entrepreneurial orientation

  • Customer oriented mentality

  • Excellent communication skills, problem solver with strong attention to detail

  • Team player with ability to work effectively

    Track Record

    Ideal candidate should:

  • Have served in a similar role and achieved a monthly sales target of at least Kshs 30 Million;

  • Have a wide range of export customer networks and relationships.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Centum Commercial Manager Jobs in Kenya


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