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Account Manager Job in Kenya

Our client is a leading FMCG manufacturing organization in the region, in the relevant field of operation and seeks to engage with a professional, dynamic and self-respecting talent in the position of:-
Account Manager

Main Purpose of the Job: Responsible for the account management and business development.

Main Responsibilities
  • Account Management
  • Deliver proactive account management to a portfolio of key national accounts
  • Ensure product requests are followed up and completed in timeframes acceptable to the client
  • Manage external and internal expectations
  • Develop relationships with clients be they agents or direct consumers
  • Contribute to strategic planning in the selection of new business partners
  • Pass on leads for business to sales executive where appropriate
  • Contribute on a regular basis to internal and external marketing communications
  • Develop and manage relationships with key salespeople
  • Respond to queries from on specific sales initiatives relevant to their market and clients

Job Skills
  • Social Perceptiveness,
  • Persuasion,
  • Coordination,
  • Service Orientation,
  • Critical Thinking,
  • Monitoring,
  • Judgment and Decision Making,
  • Time Management,
  • Complex Problem Solving,
  • Negotiation,
  • Operations Analysis,
  • Management of Financial Resources ,
  • Change management,
  • Aptitude for statistics and figures,
  • Leadership ability,
  • Sound understanding of business principles and processes,
  • Strategic thinking skills,
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills,
  • Project management skills,
  • Team player (develop/team/mentor),
  • Ability to travel extensively,
  • Good understanding of the Kenyan and regional consumers,
  • Results driven and performance orientated,
  • Industry knowledge,
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Competencies
  • Professionalism and ethics,
  • Leadership,
  • Innovative,
  • Change Champion,
  • Interpersonal & communication skills,
  • Analytical skills,
  • Organizational skills,
  • Business Acumen,
  • Time Management skills

Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ Degree in related studies with related professional membership
  • Postgraduate qualification will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years Sales Management experience for FMCG,
  • An understanding of Nairobi FMCG market beneficial,
  • Direct involvement in in-store management a requirement (Management of National accounts Head office an added advantage)
  • Previous experience in trade marketing initiatives

Age; preferably between 30 and 40
Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs indicating current remuneration to the following address:

Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)
Email address: talentsearch@bpc.co.ke  

Tel: +254 712 316 888

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