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Van Sales Representative Job in Kenya


Van Sales Representative

Company Profile: Our Client is one of the largest manufacturers of Confectionery, Footwear, Food and now Stationery products in Kenya. 

With multi billion shillings in turnover they employ over 1,250 people. 

Their products form an important part of everyday life.

Department:  Sales & Distribution
Reporting To:  Area Sales Manager

Regions to be Covered:
  • Dar-el-salaam and its environs
  • Mbeya and its environs
  • Kilimanjaro Region
  • Lake Region- Mwanza and its environs
  • Dodoma and its environs
Purpose of the Position

To provide delivery and merchandising service to a prescribed plan, developing and maintaining an excellent customer service record at all times. 

This role should take pride in the delivery of goods to the customer whilst making the process as simple and flexible as possible.

Main Responsibilities
  • Deliver product on a regular basis determined by a delivery plan and set route to a specific set of customers within the agreed window of time.
  • Establish and maintain excellent customer relationships by providing an efficient, reliable, friendly and courteous service to all customers
  • Maintain the highest standard of service by maintaining the required supply of stock to ensure a 100% service level through full fixtures with no ‘stock outs’ as per the agreed customer service level package (Including Merchandising Plano-gram / counting stock / replenish / collect Sale or Return products) to the highest standard.
  • Complete all required paperwork for the Business and for the Customer accurately and in full in line with the agreed company standard.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and maintain up to date information regarding new initiatives, prices, promotions, new product listings and product de-lists.
  • Pick orders accurately from the van against the picking list and ensure they are checked and signed for by each customer
  • Provide information and feedback to the Area sales Manager, on Customer requirements and competitor activity on your route
You Will Responsible/Accountable For:-
  • The goods loaded into the back of your van, both in terms of the condition of these goods which must be in pristine condition and ready for sale and for accountability for stock take purposes.
  • Targets of the month (volume, distribution)
  • Cash collection on a daily basis
  • Bad debts
  • The correct use of and maintenance of all equipment supplied by the company.
  • The safe handling and maintenance of the company vehicle to include all daily checks for oil, water, tyre pressures etc., as well as the cleanliness of the exterior and cab.
  • Completing all of the “end day” tasks as required and any other duties as may be required by the company from time to time.
Required Qualifications
  • Must have completed Secondary education -KCSE- C plain
  • Diploma in relevant field is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3years in sales
  • Clean Driving License –Class BCE
  • Good understanding of basic computer skills
  • Demonstrable customer service skills/relationship building
  • Experience within a High Street Retailing sales environment
  • Must be in possession of valid work documents (Passports, work permits etc.)
Key Competencies and Skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dynamic and flexible
  • Relationship builder
  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to read and understand reports
  • Ability to work in a team
To apply for this position send your CV to mycv@myjobseye.com quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location. 

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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