Senselet Food Processing Plc Commercial Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Senselet Food Processing Plc Commercial Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 225302

Category: Business and Administration, Management, Sales and Marketing

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)

Salary: As per company scale

Job Description

Senselet: Senselet Food Processing is looking for ambitious, eager-to-learn and talented employees who want to take responsibility and accountability in actively build our company and brands.

Senselet is a Dutch-owned company making potato-based snacks and food products for the Ethiopian market and aims to become a leading food processing company.

Currently, our modern processing facility, using the latest European processing technology, is located in Tulofa, near Sheno town (65 km from Addis Ababa) while our office is located in CMC, Addis Ababa.

Targets and deliverables

  • Successful management of marketing, sales and distribution department (processes and team)
  • Successful preparation and implementation of annual strategy for marketing, sales and distribution, driven by data analysis
  • Realization of revenues as per company targets
  • Acquisition of market share as per company targets
  • Acquisition of retail customers (supermarkets, minimarkets, souks, other) as per company targets
  • Strategic development of distributors
  • Effective execution of product distribution operations from factory and/or warehouse to customers
  • Effective execution of sales operations (financial, administrative and planning)
  • Effective execution of marketing operations (campaigns, promotions, etc.)
  • Successful development of a strong consumer brand (branding)
  • Measuring and reporting of marketing & sales performance
  • Planning of marketing & sales operations
  • Effective cooperation with other departments, especially finance (reporting) and production (planning and forecasting)
  • Successful development of knowledge base regarding market trends and developments, consumers, retailers, distributors, competitors, etc.

    Organizational structure

  • Reporting
    to: General Manager
  • Supervision of: marketing, sales and distribution department (growing up to 30 fte), specifically sales executives, sales administrator and distribution manager
  • Place of work: Addis Ababa, with trips in and outside of Addis Ababa as required

    Start date:

    1 November 2019 or as soon as possible


    Market conform salary as per company scale with incentives depending on qualifications

    Job Requirements



  • Minimum BA degree in Business Management, Marketing or Economics (or comparable)


  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience for a private organization in a sales & marketing role in FMCG Sector (e.g. snacks, food, beverages) of which minimum 2 years in a managerial position.
  • Experience in a multinational organization is mandatory. Candidates with specific experience in sales & marketing to retail customers are preferred.

    Technical skills:

  • Fluent in Amharic and English (speaking and writing), analytically strong, strong computer skills, strategic thinker, very good planner, structured worker, very strong communications skills.
  • Social skills: proven leadership skills, able to motivate and drive marketing & sales department, able to convince customers and colleagues, able to adapt and show leadership under challenging circumstances, good networker, serious and hard-working, eager to learn, good feedback mentality, creativity skills, taking responsibility & accountability.
  • Entrepreneurial skills: proven ability and experience to set up a business (unit), preferably a marketing & sales department, flexible and autonomous leader, leading by example and actively involved in operations.

    How to Apply

    Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

    Application: send your application letter and CV to before 18 October, 2019

    Senselet Food Processing Plc Commercial Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

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