Sales Assistant Jobs Kenya Wine Agencies

Sales Assistant Jobs Kenya Wine Agencies

Sales Assistant Job at Kenya Wine Agencies Limited (KWAL)

Kenya Wine Agencies Limited (KWAL) is looking for a well-organized and highly motivated individual who is result-oriented to fill the following position:


Function / Division:Commercial

Grade: 6

Supervisor / Manager Title: Sales Officer

Location: Depots

Reporting to the Sales Officer, the job holder will be responsible for ensuring proper order generation, capturing of all sales transactions through the sage system in an effective and efficient manner, processing orders and charging orders accurately so as to facilitate the issuance of products to the distributors.

Responsibilities for the Sales Assistant Job

Area 1: Order Generation

  • Actively engage distributors in liaison with the sales team for orders based on the distributors stocks and stock availability at KWAL.
  • Receive the order via mail and fill it in the sage system to generate an order document.
  • Key in customer orders in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensure delivery turnaround time of 24 hours for customer orders.
  • Advice customers on stock-outs, promotions and new products with the aim of influencing orders.
  • Prepare daily consolidated sales, out of stock, daily sales tracking.
  • Ensure all the customers’ orders are fully processed, dispatched and delivered.
  • Ensuring customers cheques are deposited as per dates written on cheque and share a tracking report on weekly basis.
  • Delivery trucks utilization management and tracking.

    Area 2: Order Processing & Charging

  • Liaise with the Credit Controller to confirm the credit status of customers for all credit sales.
  • Monitoring and seeking approval for administering the issuance of Credit/Debit Notes as appropriate.
  • Prepare daily consolidated sales, out of stock, daily sales tracking and accounts statement reports
  • Accurately charge orders in duly approved customer accounts and forward for verification.
  • Preparing proforma invoices.
    Processing invoices once the goods are removed from the warehouse.

    Area 3: Handling Good Returns

  • Capture Good returns and follow up with QSHE for replacements.
  • Follow up
    with Invoicing Clerks to ensure the credit notes are proceeded and issued to the customer.
  • Inform the customer once the process of returns is complete.
  • Sensitize our customers on goods return policy and procedures.

    Area 4: Customer Care

  • Receive, address or route any customer queries appropriately.

    Sales Assistant Job Requirements

  • A minimum of a Diploma in a business field.
  • Partial (Level II) Professional qualification in Finance or Accounting.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar organization.
  • Practical experience in use of MS packages and ERP systems.
  • FMCG industry.
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with and manage customer expectations.
  • Good knowledge of products
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Relationships and working contacts
  • Internal – Sales and distribution, Warehousing, QSHE, Finance departments.
  • External- Distributors
  • Work Environment: This is role is based in Nairobi.

    How to Apply

  • If you feel you meet the requirements for these positions, send your updated CV with email & telephone contacts of three professional referees and the application letter quoting the Reference number & Title of the position as the subject to:
  • The Human Resources Director,
  • Email: to be received not later than 3rd October, 2018.
  • Do not attach any certificates/scanned documents to your application.
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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