EthioChicken Junior Area Sales Manager Jobs in Ethiopia
EthioChicken Junior Area Sales Manager Jobs in EthiopiaJob DescriptionJob Summary
The area Sales Manager is a key role that works close to the market for Ethiochicken and is primarily responsible and accountable for recruiting new agents/growers and support further development of existing agents in the specifically assigned working place.
The Area sales manager Ensures consistent sales growth through appointment and capacity building of agents at each woreda and Kebeles, technical support for agents and management of stakeholders at every level.
The position demands high level of professionalism, relationship skill, commitment and motivation as well as requires intensive travel in the territory for monitoring and sales maximization.
This position is performed with little supervision and requires initiative, high energy and judgment, consistent hungry for results and to work under pressure.Develop specific plans to ensure sales growth and agent appointment in the territory
Key Tasks and Duties
Collaborates with Division Sales Manager and RSM to develop sales strategies to improve market share in all product lines.
Map how to achieve sales volume through prioritizing to make big achievement with minimum effort and shorter time.
Accurately forecasts annual, quarterly and monthly sales targets for his working area.
Plan promotion activities in the territory working with central marketing team
Plan to reach all woredas with agent coverage in his specific area
Achieve sales volume of DOC and poultry & cattle feed in the region.
Own and manage the VPDA distribution system and DA incentive system; works for the success of the system
Help on developing channels for feed distribution.
Increase number of DOC agents in the specific territory.
Work with zonal and woreda gov’t officials to ensure 56 days chicken off take from agents
Communicate information on competitors’ products for pricing and product.
Implement promotional and public relations activities developed by marketing team
Follow-up on all sales opportunities within a timely manner.
Conduct ongoing market assessment and recommend any required change in tactics and strategies.
Carry out any other duties as requested by your Line Manager and other senior management team
Lead, manage and motivate the woreda coordinators (WCs) to achieve and exceed targets and KPI’s through support and supervision, training and coaching.
Enable woreda coordinators to manage Village Poultry Development Agents in every kebeles of woredas
Assists WCs in establishing personal contact and rapport with top echelon decision-makers in the government structure.
Identify skill/knowledge gap of WCs and coordinate to provide training
Create great relationship with DA to boost sales achievement through training and follow-up
Monitoring and Evaluation
Make frequent travel to woredas to expand market and sales growth
Holds regular meeting with WCs and guide how to win in the market
Reviews progress of sales roles by woreda/zone.
Provides monthly results assessments of WCs productivity
Track agents performance against leading indicators, continually reevaluating partnerships
Make regular travel in the woredas and get first hand market dynamics and provide supportive supervision for WCs and agents.
Bring to the attention of operation manager any matters which are considered to be rectified immediately of any complaints on feed quality, above standard mortality of chickens.
Track and report on VPDA and Woreda coordinator performance on weekly basis
Develop good working relationship with key sector government officials and professionals along with Division Sales Manager.
Represent the company on all sector related meeting and activities
Have updated government regulations policies and directive which affects our business.
Key Performance Indicators
Exceeding volume growth targets
Help at launching poultry and cattle feed through appointment of distributors
Increased order size and optimized purchase cycle on DOC.
Established strong and reliable agents which drive our business and start to deliver to farmers by themselves.
Recruited, trained and deployed vibrant WCs who derive sales function
Develop strong relationship with sector government structure which support our business
Attain highest score (4/5) on customer service index.
Achieve 15 chickens per VPDA six months after implementing
Report accuracy and timeliness
Qualifications and Behavioral Competencies Required
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
knowledge of MS Office - Word, Excel and internet usage;
Must be able to meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude;
Demonstrate ability to lead and manage staff
Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
Zero years of experience
How to Apply
Please title your application with subject line: - "Junior Area Sales Manager"
Only candidates meeting the required qualifications are invited to send their applications(Cover Letter) including a detailed CV through our website or
Or send your application through:
AGP Poultry PLC
PO Box 23279
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Women are highly encouraged to apply.Apply by 4th January, 2019
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