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Technical Sales Manager (East Africa) Job Vacancy


Technical Sales Manager

Job reference n°:KEN0964
 
Sector: Industry - Kenya - Eastern Africa
 
Function: Technical
 
Our client

Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by a multinational chemical company to recruit a Technical Sales Manager for its East African operations. 

He/she will report to the Managing Director for the East African region
 
Job description

The Technical Sales Manager will have the responsibility of managing the business account and company product for that region.

The role is responsible for all business aspects of assigned customers (both active and non-active), providing tailor made customer support and ensuring that all functions of the position are carried out efficiently in accordance with the guidelines and procedures of the Company within the specified timelines.

The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya
 
Responsibilities
  • He/She will assume responsibility for the entire Polyurethanes’ customer portfolio of the company in East Africa
  • Will Act as the single point of contact of Polyurethanes for the company
  • He / She will be responsible for Conducting regular customer visits
  • Manage price negotiations according to KU marketing guidance
  • Responsible for communicating internal customer needs both from a technical and commercial point of view
  • Supports technical visits of experts and establishing and maintaining excellent customer relations
  • Collect and analyse data on market information on a constant basis.
  • Communicate supply shortages/ allocations to affected customers.
  • Will conduct sales negotiations on behalf of the company
  • Identifying new opportunities for product within the Company portfolio.
Qualifications and experience
  • University degree in or Industrial chemistry or Chemical/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering
  • An MBA with sales experience will be an advantage
  • Minimum of 2-3 years in plastics or chemical industry
  • Must be computer literate (MS Office tools)
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability to achieve results under pressure
  • Team oriented, meticulous and outgoing personality
  • Ability to travel locally and internationally at short notice
  • Must be proficient in English and local language
What is on offer

Attractive package

 
How to apply

If your experience, personal characteristics and qualifications meet the position specifications and your personal objectives are to seek such a challenge, then we would like to hear from you with details of your current earnings, up to date CV and explanation as to why your achievements to date fit you for consideration.

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