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Sameer Africa Ltd Jobs in Kenya


Sameer Africa Limited, a leading manufacturer and provider of tyres and tyre solutions with offices across Kenya and the COMESA region, has an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled and resourceful candidate to fill the position of.


Trade Development Representative


Main Purpose of the Role

To Implementing sales and customer service plans to deliver area targets and provide market intelligence data and reports.

Among others, key accountabilities will include:-
  • Planning and delivering monthly, weekly and daily sales targets
  • Coordinating collection of sales proceeds within the approved terms of trade
  • Managing route plans and customer calls by ensuring market coverage within plan
  • Identifying opportunities and negotiating for incremental business
  • Coordinating implementation of merchandising and promotional activities
  • Collecting and collating market intelligence/research on competitor activities and other market trends for competitive advantage
  • Delivering customer service through relationship management and ensuring that customer claims are settled in the shortest time possible
  • Determining and coordinating of territory reporting and communication requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in a Business related field from a recognized institution.
  • At least 5 years comparable experience in the FMCG industry
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • High customer orientation
  • Clean Driving License
Trade Development Representative- Off The Road Tyre Products (OTR)

Main purpose of the job

Implementing sales and customer service plans to deliver area targets and provide market intelligence data and reports with a specific assignment in the Off the Road products (OTR). 

This area involves tyres and other related products for road construction, mining and earth moving machinery.

Among others, key accountabilities will include:-
  • Preparing the universe market for OTR tyres in Kenya, UG and TZ
  • Mapping out the target outlets for OTR Tyres beginning with kenya
  • Estimating market sales potential in units and value per month and annually.
  • Developing an efficient route to market plan and implement
  • Planning and delivering monthly, weekly and daily sales targets for the OTR category
  • Coordinating collection of sales proceeds within the approved terms of trade
  • Managing route plans and customer calls by ensuring market coverage within plan
  • Identifying opportunities and negotiating for incremental business in the Off The Road Category
  • Coordinating implementation of merchandising and promotional activities
  • Collecting and collating market intelligence/research on competitor activities and other market trends for competitive advantage
  • Determining and coordinating  of territory reporting and communication requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in mechanical engineering,acertification insales and marketing will be an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years comparable experience in marketing of FMCG or engineering products.( experience in a sales function in areas related to OTR Machines or having worked in the OTR industry)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • High customer orientation
  • Clean Driving License
Financial Accountant

Main purpose of  the job

To provide accurate, meaningful and timely financial information, maintenance of the books of accounts and ensuring integrity on all financial transactions processing chain.

Among others, key accountabilities will include:-
  • Circulating monthly closing timetable and making follow up to ensure adherence to deadlines.
  • Authorizing journals into the accounting system to enable preparation of monthly accounts.
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly consolidated statement of financial position and statement of cash flows.
  • Reviewing general ledger account reconciliations for accuracy and timeliness in their preparation.
  • Assisting in the preparation of financial statements for management as well as other stakeholder’s decision making.
  • Ensuring all relevant taxes for the Group are filed and paid for on or before due date.
  • Establishing, lodging and following up tax refund claims with tax authorities (Kenya and Offshore).
  • Analyzing, objecting and resolving tax assessments and inquiries from various Revenue Authorities and other statutory bodies.
  • Managing relationships with various revenue authorities (KRA, URA and TRA) on tax matters and ensure full compliance across the SAL network.
  • Assisting in reviewing Subsidiaries’ financial reports for correctness and accuracy.
  • Balancing-off intercompany ledgers and preparing intercompany reconciliations including a review of all trial balances.
  • Preparing dormant subsidiaries financial statements for management decision making.
  • Developing, supervising and coaching assigned staff to enhance performance for increased productivity.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • A Bachelors Degree in Accounting/ Finance or a related business field
  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA(K), / ACCA or equivalent) and be a member of ICPAK
  • At least 4 years relevant working experience in a manufacturing environment preferably a comparable role
  • Knowledge of IFRS / IAS and Taxation rules and laws
  • Good working knowledge of ERP systems – working knowledge of SAP Version 6.0 will be an added advantage
  • A team player with excellent communication skills, Attention to detail, problem solving, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • High standards of ethics and values
Interested candidates should forward applications and detailed CV’s by21st December, 2012, to the following address

The Head of Human Resources
Sameer Africa Limited
P.O. BOX 30429- 00100, NAIROBI, Or
through e-mail: vacancies@sameerafrica.com

Kindly indicate your telephone contacts, names and contacts of three referees, one of which should be a current or previous employer.  

Interested candidates will also be required to indicate their current and expected remuneration. 

The position title should be clearly indicated as the subject of the application.

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