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Vacancies in a Waste Collection Company in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client is an innovative young company that is changing the waste management and recycling space in Nairobi and beyond. 

The company is currently scaling up its operations and is looking to recruit a Senior Sales Manager responsible for waste collection services. 

You will be in charge of managing the company’s sales team for waste collection services across different geographic and income areas in the Nairobi metro area. 

As part of the management team, you will take up significant responsibility in a fast-growing company and be part of the winning team evolving to further levels of excellence.

Position Title:
 Communication Officer, Waste Collection
 
Industry Type: Environment & Sanitation / Recycling / Waste Management
 
Functional Area: Sales and Marketing Management
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya 
 
Number of positions: 1 

Key Responsibilities
  • Identifying and writing stories on the company’s work
  • Creating content for and managing website, blogs and social media
  • Managing and developing all print and electronic publications of the company collateral including newsletters and brochures
  • Undertaking quality photography and videos of the company’s work
  • Doing basic design tasks
  • Cultivating relationships with the local media (print, radio, TV) in order to distribute the company’s stories and to ensure favorable coverage. 
Qualification and background
  • 1 - 3 years+ experience in communications
  • Proof of passion for communications (personal blog, website, or the like)
  • Keen photographer
  • Strong competency with graphic design programs, Word Press blogs and websites
  • Excellent writing and communications skills in English
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • University degree in PR, Communications, journalism, media studies or the like
Skills and Character Traits
  • Great and enthusiastic storyteller
  • Ability to break down complex issues into easy understandable writing
  • Demonstrate initiative and the ability to work effectively within time constraints
  • Keen understanding of use of new technologies in communications
  • Thrive on challenge in a fast growing innovative start-up culture
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Adaptability to both local and international business culture
  • High level of integrity

Position Title: Sales Team Manager, Waste Collection
 
Industry Type: Environment & Sanitation / Recycling / Waste Management
 
Functional Area: Sales and Marketing Management
 

Location:  Nairobi, Kenya 
 
Number of positions: 1 

Key Responsibilities
  • Managing of on-the-ground sales team across different geographic and income areas in Nairobi and surroundings
  • Leading and building sales team through:
  1. Regular feedback and coaching
  2. Development and constant revising of training and marketing materials
  3. Design and implementation of Sales KPIs, process and structure
  4. Market segmentation and lead development
  5. Development and follow-ups on controlling tools
  • Recruitment of sales staff
  • Development and adjustment of sales strategy
  • 90% of time will be spent on managing the sales team (10% of time will be spent on direct sales)
  • Solid reporting line into CEO
Qualification and background
  • 5 years+ sales experience:
  1. 5+ years of sales leadership and management experience (10 + staff)
  2. 3+ years of sales experience
  • Proven track record in building and managing of on-the-ground sales teams
  • Background in solution selling. Example segments (‘quality of life services’) include services in facility and property management, security, hospitality and agriculture.
  • Preference given to female candidates in their thirties and above
  • Proven team-building and leadership skills (i.e. situational leadership)
  • Experience in coaching-on-the-job
  • Having worked in a start-up to mid-size organization is regarded an advantage
  • University degree
Skills and Competencies
  • Highly analytical and systematic approach to sales
  • Drive and commitment
  • Hands-on approach with keen eye on coaching
  • Thrive on challenges in a fast growing innovative start-up culture
  • Self-starter, show initiative and work under pressure
  • Excellent organizational and communicational skills
  • Adaptability to both local and international business culture
  • High level of integrity
  • Strong team-player and “challenger” personality
If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to build a career in a business that changes lives and enhances protection of our environment, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:

The Recruiter,
 
recruit.esquire@gmail.com
 
   
 
NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 19th May 2015.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for

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