Corporate Sales Manager (Agrochemicals) Job in Nakuru, Kenya

Our client is an SME based in Nairobi and in business of imports and distribution of pesticides to farmers and farms in Kenya.



They seek to hire a self-driven and result oriented Corporate Sales Manager who will aggressively promote and market new and existing agricultural inputs among large scale growers.


Responsibilities


  • Actively take charge of promotion, marketing and sales of new and existing products among large scale growers
  • Design, implement and maintain an effective marketing strategy of the company products
  • Popularize usage of company products through demonstration, field days, farmers’
  • Maintain regular contact and good rapport with key growers to ensure that there is demand of company products among growers
  • Identify, recruit, maintain and service potential end-users to ensure potential sales are realized at all times
  • In liaison with immediate supervisor, negotiate product sales price and terms of sales with clients to maximize on profitability
  • Take a pro-active role in collection of due debits in the territory
  • In liaison with the management, vet new and review existing clients for credit worthiness
  • Obtain and maintain sufficient information on clients’ ability to service credit and ensure that the management is well updated on dangerous clients
  • Respond to clients’ inquiries and complaints promptly and in a professional manner
  • Prepare seasonal / quarterly sales forecast, marketing programme and budget.
  • Take lead in gathering relevant market intelligence


    Qualifications


  • Agricultural training at Degree level
  • At least a Minimum of 3 years in direct agricultural input sales and marketing to large scale farmers
  • Valid car driver’s license and minimum 2 years driving experience
  • Willingness to travel extensively to meet growers
  • Good planning, organizational and problem solving skills
  • High level of motivation and entrepreneurial drive
  • Interest in learning in-depth about new products, competition and new sales process
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, networking and prospecting skills
  • Goal driven, confident, outgoing personality and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong desire to learn
  • Basic computer skills
  • Age: Preferably 28 – 32 years;


    How to Apply


    If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Corporate Sales Manager – Agrochemicals) to [email protected] before 9th August 2018

    Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV


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