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Kenafric Industries Limited

Lab Technician

Job Purpose:
 Ensure adherence of quality specifications for all incoming and out going materials / products.

General Responsibilities / Duties:
  • Analysing of all in-coming raw materials and packaging materials as per the laid down procedures.
  • Carrying out analysis of all semi finished & finished products.
  • Report all non-compliances to the respective authorities for immediate action.
  • Analysis of all market samples, proper documentation and storage of the samples.
  • Management of high standard of hygiene in the laboratory and ensure good laboratory practises are followed.
  • Shall be responsible for record keeping and proper filing of all quality related records as per the ISO standards.
  • Factory hygiene and sanitation inspections (including hand & machine swabs).
  • Inspection of all market returns and give reports.
  • Any other duty allocated.
Skills & Competencies: -
  • Should posses a diploma/ certificate in Analytical Chemistry / Bio- Chemistry/ Industrial Chemistry/ Food Science / Microbiology.
  • Should have 1-2 years work experience in quality department as a laboratory technician.
  • He /She should be aged 26 years and above.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Should be a team player in the department.
  • Training in either of the ISO standards is an added advantage.
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your application letter and cv quoting the job title on the email subject (Van Sales Representative) to by 16th September 2016

Job Title: Van Sales Representative(Nakuru, Central)
Reports to: Area Sales Manager
Area: Sales

Job Purpose: To provide delivery, market intelligence and merchandising service to a prescribed region / area with a plan, developing and maintaining an excellent customer service record at all times. 

This role should take pride in the delivery, placement, pricing and visibility of goods to the customer whilst making the process as simple and flexible as possible 

Qualifications, Experience & Skills
  • Must have completed Secondary education -KCSE- C plain
  • Diploma in relevant field is an added advantage
  • Clean Driving License –Class BCE with a minimum 2 years active driving.
  • Good understanding of basic computer skills
  • Demonstrable customer service skills/relationship building
  • Experience within a High Street Retailing sales environment
  • Minimum Experience: Over 3 years
Skills: Positive attitude, Organizational Ability, Technology Skills, Dependability, Good Listening Skills, Interpersonal skills, Multitasking capabilities, Professionalism, Effective communication

Main Responsibilities
  • Deliver product on a regular basis determined by a RTM plan and set route to a specific set of customers within the agreed window of time.
  • Establish and maintain excellent customer relationships by providing an efficient, reliable, friendly and courteous service to all customers
  • Maintain the highest standard of service by maintaining the required supply of stock to ensure a 100% service level through full fixtures with no ‘stock outs’ as per the agreed customer service level package (Including Merchandising Plano-gram / counting stock / replenish / collect Sale or Return products) to the highest standard.
  • Complete all required paperwork for the Business and for the Customer accurately and in full in line with the agreed company standard.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and maintain up to date information regarding new initiatives, prices, promotions, new product listings and product de-lists.
  • Pick orders accurately from the van against the picking list and ensure they are checked and signed for by each customer
  • Provide information and feedback to the Area sales Manager, on Customer requirements and competitor activity on your route
You Will Responsible / Accountable For:-
  • The goods loaded into the van, both in terms of the condition of the goods which must be in pristine condition and ready for sale and for accountability for stock take purposes.
  • Targets achievement of the month (volume, distribution)
  • Cash collection on a daily basis.
  • The correct use of and maintenance of all equipment supplied by the company.
  • The safe handling and maintenance of the company vehicle to include all daily checks for oil, water, tyre pressures etc., as well as the cleanliness of the exterior and cab.
  • Completing all of the “end day” tasks as required and any other duties as may be required by the company from time to time.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dynamic and flexible
  • Relationship builder
  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to read and understand reports
  • Ability to work in a team
Application Procedure:

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your application letter and cv quoting the job title on the email subject (Van Sales Representative ) to by 5th August 2016

Position: Area Sales Manager
Reporting To:Country Sales Manager (KE)
Department: Sales & Distribution
Location: Consumer Division

Job Purpose: Responsible for the development and performance of all sales activities in the assigned market. 

Manage all sales and support Staffs and directs a sales team while providing a leadership, towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company vision and values. 

Establishes plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the marketing area and contributes to the development of training and educational programs for clients and the area sales team members.

Main Responsibilities
  • Develop a business plan and sales strategy for the market that ensures attainment of company sales goals and profitability.
  • Achieve Area sales operational objectives by contributing sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining regional sales system improvements; implementing change.
  • Meet Area sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Establish sales objectives by creating a sales plan and quota for regions in support of national objectives.
  • Provide timely, accurate, competitive pricing on all completed prospect application submitted for pricing and approval, while striving to maintain maximum profit margin.
  • Maintain and expand customer base by developing  distributors, Van sales representatives; building and maintaining rapport with key customers; identifying new customer opportunities
  • Recommend new product lines by identifying new opportunities, gaps, market trends, packaging, and RTM;  by surveying consumer needs and trends; tracking competitors activities.
  • Implement trade promotions by publishing, tracking, and evaluating trade spending with timely feedbacks and recommendations.
  • Accomplishes sales targets, volumes and organization mission and values by completing related results as needed.
  • Analyze sales trends, carry out market research.
  • Accomplish Area sales human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees in assigned areas; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Sales, Marketing and sales or related field of study.
  • 5 -7 years experience in FMCG.
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Must be able to demonstrate sales record (3+ years) at a high level of achievement.
  • IT Knowledge is desirable.
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of Supplier Relationship Management.
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
  • Willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals.
  • Proven leadership and ability to drive sales teams.
  • Results driven
  • Posses good networking skills
  • Has ability to build rapport easily with individuals from different backgrounds.
  • Good persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Must be highly motivated
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Application Guidelines:  

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your application letter and cv quoting the job title on the email subject (Area Sales Manager) to by 10th September 2016

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