Sales Manager Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Sales Manager

Hiring Organization: Anonymous
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Agriculture
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES 200k – 300k
Date Posted: 03/07/2024

Gross Salary: Ksh 200k – 300k,

Our client is seeking to hire a dynamic and experienced Sales Manager to join their team in the agricultural industry. The Sales Manager will play a key role in engaging with established farmers, agricultural cooperative societies, national and county government institutions, and agro-dealers to promote and grow the sales of soil and crop-specific NPK fertilizers, and agrochemicals products.
The Sales Manager will collaborate with the Marketing Director to build and train a national sales team for key sectors such as coffee, avocado, maize, sugarcane, potato, and vegetable growers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute sales strategies to promote and sell granulated calcium, soil crop-specific NPK fertilizers, and other agrochemical products to farmers in targeted sectors.
  • Build and lead a national sales team, providing guidance and support to achieve sales objectives.
  • Identify and establish relationships with key stakeholders to drive sales growth.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop tailored sales and promotional strategies for specific crop types and sectors.
  • Lead the development of distribution channels to ensure efficient and widespread availability of our products to target markets.
  • Monitor market trends, competitor activities, and customer feedback to identify opportunities for business expansion and improvement.
  • Prepare and present regular sales reports, forecasts, and updates to senior management.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Agriculture, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Proven track record of success in sales roles within the agricultural, agrochemicals, or fertilizer industry, with a minimum of 7 years of experience.
  • Strong knowledge of soil sciences, and the role of plant nutrition, as well as the agricultural market and farming practices.
  • Experience in building and managing high-performing sales teams and distribution networks.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to travel nationally to meet with farmers, attend industry events, and oversee sales operations.

How to Apply

Gross Salary: Ksh 200k – 300k,

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Sales Manager– Fertilizer) to before 13th March 2024.