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Trainee Job in Kenya - (Area Officer)

Trainee (Area Officer)

Type: Permanent 

Level: Officer
 
Location: Kenya 

Travel Requirement: 100%
 

Direct Reporting: Retail Operation Manager (ROM) 

Indirect Reporting: Finance Manager, Supply Chain Manager
 
Company Profile & Job Specification: Solar Kiosk is an award winning company conducting sustainable energy and retail business in developing countries.

It is based out of Berlin (Germany) and currently has six subsidiaries in Africa and projects in three continents. 


Flat hierarchies, a high degree of personal responsibility, quick decision-making, cordial teamwork and a dynamic and innovative business environment characterize our company. 

We are looking for a trainee Area Officer to be trained on how to manage, train and support kiosk operators in a hands on manner on the job drive sales and business development, maintain compliance and continuously improve the performance of the kiosk as per the area assigned.

Roles and Responsibilities
·                     Oversee day to day operations of up to five kiosks.
·                     Successfully drive sales and business development.
·                     Report to ROM on all stock takes in all kiosks within assigned area and also support the operations and supply chain team with information as and when needed.
·                     Suggest turnaround strategies to ROM for under-performing kiosks, incl. review of Operator and potential sales prospects, product mix, etc.
·                     Assess and suggest to the ROM new business opportunities in specific kiosk sites to increase sales.
·                     Undertake a continuous market research for all assigned kiosk sites to suggest new product and/or business ideas to increases gross profit.
·                     Be aware of all developments on community level that might deteriorate the profit or even threaten business continuity of a kiosk. Pro-actively suggest strategies to ROM to avert threats.
·                     Coach Operators pro-actively how to improve sales and ensure targets are met per kiosk.
·                     Establish good contacts and maintain the relationships with local financial institutions, groups, schools, hospitals and other potential institutional clients
·                     Check at daily visit merchandising and display.
·                     Check at daily visit structure and electrical components.
·                     Be physically present at every stock delivery and be capable to perform required stock receipt duty via POS
·                     Ensure that all cash is collected and immediately sent to head office
·                     Identify none-compliance / assure compliance of Operators with all internal policies & procedures
Educational and Professional Requirements
·                     University/College degree/diploma in Business Administration, Youth Training, Sales, Customer Care or such related field with 2-3 years work experience in sales.
·                     Must have sales and marketing skills and able to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, in English and Swahili.
·                     Proficient with standard office software (incl. MS Word and MS Excel or equivalent).
·                     Driving license and/or rider’s license.
Contact: If your qualifications match the above profile, you can identify with our vision and you are excited about this challenging position, we look forward to receiving your application on kenya.jobs@solarkiosk.eu

It should include a cover letter with salary expectations and earliest possible starting date and a Curriculum vitae 



Regret: Due to the high number of applications anticipated we may not be able to respond back to all applications however we will keep your resume in our database for future positions.

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