Wananchi Group Direct Sales Agent Jobs in Kenya

Wananchi Group Direct Sales Agent Jobs in Kenya

Profile and Main Purpose of the Job:

  • Reporting to Head of Sales SME, the Direct Sales Agents will independently manage sales within the SimbaNET Sales Department and at the Customer level.

  • The role’s main focus will be Sales, Collection, and Client Relations.

  • The Sales Executive will independently produce and manage quotations/proposals /tenders and will submit them to the Customer under the supervision of the HOD Sales – SME. The target will be to close all sales calls. .

    Key Responsibilities

    • Corporate and other Vertical markets – pursue all SME leads and ensure payments that are due are made in a timely fashion

    • Information Exchange – Submit detailed and accurate weekly and monthly reports Client Relations

    • To ensure the customers’ expectations are met, that they get their money’s worth, collection, ensure all customers have valid contracts, customer visit and feedback, customer retention.
    Implement a solution to a client by ensuring that all key project aspects are delivered within a timely and professional manner

    • Ensure all clients have valid contracts

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Identifying and developing suitable Corporate, Government and Regional Prospects to approach for selling Simbanet Products, Solutions and Services

    • Carrying out sales tasks associated with the Sales department

    • With the approval of the HOD SME, negotiate rates for proposed products or solutions with customers

    • Creating and building relationships and database with prospects with focus on SME accounts

    • Drafting Agreements and following up with the customers for signing; Follow up payments of customers after the invoice has been raised

    • Liaising with other departments on a quick and smooth implementation and commissioning of the projects. To achieve prescribed level of sales and performance in key areas and maintain a pipeline of opportunities.

    • To work and collaborate with internal departments, pre and post sales, to ensure that all aspect of the sales are achieved effectively and on time.

    • To proactively establish relationships with partners, key business organizations, and other bodies where required.

    • To provide regular feedback from the marketplace on the effectiveness and suitability of the products and services and new product requirements.

    • To prepare and submit weekly reports as requested by sales management.

    • To attend sales and training meetings arranged by the company and Sales Management as appropriate.

    • To provide a positive and professional image of the
    role and the company both to customers and colleagues at all times.

    • Identifying and developing suitable prospects to approach for selling company Products, Solutions and Services

    • Negotiating rates for proposed product or solutions.

    • Building a reputable client database

    • Drafting Agreements and following up with the customers for signing after receiving an LPO

    • Following up with the Project Team on a quick and smooth implementation after receiving an LPO.

    • Follow up payments of customers after the invoice has been raised – 1st Payment only.

    • Carry out Sales Activities & assist the HOD Sales SME to assist in efforts to collect amounts from various SME bodies and large corporate accounts

    • Information exchange and Provide accurate feedback on progress made in weekly and monthly report


    • A degree in any commercial related field or Information Technology.

    • Minimum of 5 years corporate selling experience in Telecommunications – ISP, PDNO, GSM operators, Resellers etcetera.

    • Should have good knowledge of customer relations.

    • Good knowledge of WiMAX, Fiber and VSAT technologies.

    • A good understanding of the Sales cycle

    Required Competencies:

    • Excellent communications and negotiation skills

    • Fluent in English (written and spoken).

    • Ability to quickly grasp concepts, work under pressure, deliver to meet deadlines

    • Must be self‐driven, motivated, enthusiastic, positive and pleasant individual who is result oriented

    • Ability to interface and communicate effectively at all levels within a corporate environment

    • Must be a team player and can demonstrate the ability to work with the various departments within the company to achieve the shared Vision

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates to send updated CV to recruit@ke.wananchi.com with the respective job title ”Carrier Sales Manager” or ”Direct Sales Agent” as applicable as the subject line not later than 12th January, 2021.

  • Wananchi Group is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive remuneration and benefits to the right candidate.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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