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Sales and Marketing Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client is in the Agricultural sector and they are looking to fill the position of Sales and Marketing Manager

Please note that this position is based in Nairobi with frequent travel.

Type of position: Permanent

Job Purpose: To oversee, develop and grow the entire local Sales Department by developing and maintaining marketing strategies that meet corporate goals in line with the Company Strategic Plan.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify marketing and sales objectives that are in line with the company Strategic Plan and develop an annual sales & marketing plan.
  • Identify marketing opportunities by identifying consumer requirements and defining markets.
  • Research on competitors pricing, strength and weaknesses and creating a competitive edge.
  • Improve product marketability, profitability and ensure same are marketed to the right markets both locally and externally.
  • Sustain rapport with the Key accounts by making periodic visits, exploring specific needs and anticipating new opportunities.
  • Support and manage the sales crew to improve their performances and appraise results.
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with critical internal departments such as Production, Finance and HR for smooth running of the department.
  • Coordinate feasibility studies on the new products and report to management for marketing planning and formulation of strategies.
  • Oversee all customer inquiries and requests to ensure appropriate responses in a timely manner.
Educational Qualifications & Experience
  • A bachelor degree in B. Administration, B.Com or any other relevant qualification.
  • At least 6 years relevant experience in FMCG with three in a senior management position.
  • Proven excellent performance.
  • Good in Sales planning, product development and positioning, People management and territory management.
  • Excellent communication both written & oral.
Interested Applicants who believe they fit this profile should send their CV’s and Application letters to not later than 20th October 2012.

Please note that applications accompanied by any other attachments other than the required will be disqualified.

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