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Sales & Marketing Coordinator Job in Kenya

Sales & Marketing Coordinator

Ref: RMA/SMC/4

Our client is a major international player in the automotive industry, with a head office in Bangkok, Thailand. 

They specialize in providing essential automotive products and services to economies in transition, and work alongside the development community in emerging and post-conflict markets to provide transport and fleet solutions.

They have earned a reputation in the Asia-Pacific region, and across Central Europe, as the fleet manager’s provider-of-choice for purpose-built vehicles and fleets, and are looking to expand operations into Sub-Sahara Africa, from a base in Nairobi.

Role overview:

Responsible for:

  • Collating & coordinating all SSA sales activities, forecasting & reporting
  • Collating, coordinating and administering all SSA marketing activity
  • Overseeing the Nairobi office and managing all admin functions
Principle Accountabilities:
  • Ensure that all SSA performance management & information systems (e.g. sales statistics, stock levels, marketing activity etc) are effective and kept up-to-date on a daily basis
  • Ensure that all marketing plans are implemented effectively & efficiently
  • Ensure the timely submission of management reports and forecasts, as agreed with the MD SSA, to the expected standard
  • Ensure the efficient operation of the Nairobi office
Roles and Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that SSA sales and marketing information is always current and available. This will include (but is not limited to):
  • Sales forecasts (retail & wholesale)
  • Production plans & Stock levels
  • Actual sales (retail & wholesale)
  • Prospect & quotation lists
  • Shipping status on all products
  • Payment status on all products and services
  • Demo programme status
  • Marketing plans and progress in all countries
  • Status on marketing support
  • Prepare & submit sales reports as defined by the MD SSA, both for the manufacturer and the company
  • Work with the MD SSA and RBM’s, in the development and implementation of a long term (3 year) sales & marketing strategy for the region, and an implementation plan for each year
  • Oversee the implementation of the marketing plans
  • Order, maintain & distribute stocks of marketing and point-of-sale material
  • Monitor and ensure that the appropriate department of the company fulfills its role in terms of:
  • SSA staff payroll
  • All Kenya office and SSA regional licencing& compliance issues
  • Payment of local services (rent, phone, travel agency etc)
  • Constantly review resources, systems, processes & procedures, and recommend to the MD SSA any changes that would improve the team’s effectiveness and efficiency
  • Ensure that customer databases in the designated regions are up to date and that the customer prospecting and follow-up systems are operational with proper reporting back systems
It is Company Policy that individuals are as flexible in their work as possible; therefore, employees are expected to perform any other duties as reasonably instructed to do so by their immediate Line Manager.

  • Higher National Diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of fiveyears’ experiencein a Sales Administration role or any other experience with spreadsheets and finances.
  • Must possess excellent verbaland written English skills
  • Must have an extremely keen eye for detail and quality.  Must possess good IT skills.
  • Must have a ‘hands on’, practical mentality, be self-driven and very motivated
  • Must be able to prepare management reports and recommendations and prepare visual presentations (PowerPoint).
  • Must have an ability to liaise with key people within the oversees Head Office and the Kenya Team
  • Must possess excellent organisational skills, ability to meet deadlines and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have an ability to manage all office functions and ensure smooth operations
  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Excellent references are essential.
Renumeration and Benefits

The Manager will be provided with:
  • Medical cover for self and dependents
  • 30% bonus  upon meeting the set target
  • Cellphone allowance.
  • 21 working days leave.
USD 3000/Gross salary/month dependent on experience, skills and qualifications.

If you meet the above requirements send your CV and application letter below. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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