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Key Account Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position: Key Account Manager

Company Profile: Our client is one of the largest manufacturers of confectionery, footwear, food and stationery products in Kenya.

Department: Sales and Distribution

Reporting To: Country Sales Manager

Main purpose of the position: 

To ensure that all Nakumatt, Tusky, Uchumi, Naivas branches are stocked with our clients star products.

Key Objectives
  • Work on display stand at POS
  • Work with marketing manager for supermarket promotions
  • Select cost effective merchandising company for supermarkets
  • Begin mapping out mini-markets and other formal stores and ensuring they stock star products
Routine Responsibilities
  • Visiting supermarket branches to collect information on merchandising activity, stock levels, competitor activity and other relevant information
  • Liaising with the distributor, production and logistics team to ensure timely delivery of products
  • Follow up on collections ensuring payments are made on time as per company policy where necessary
  • Analyzing and sharing field reports
  • Execution of marketing directives
Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:
  • Should have a minimum of Diploma
  • Spent at least 5 years dealing with supermarkets, in an FMCG field
  • Should be able to build an excellent rapport and relations with customers.
  • Should have a keen understanding of distribution mechanisms.
  • Must be competent in use of Microsoft office Suite.
  • A self-motivated individual and an excellent team player able to influence others.
  • Should be able to speak Swahili and English
  • Should have a valid and clean driving license
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line. 

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contact

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