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Gap Marketing, a leading Trade Marketing Services provider in East Africa seeks to strengthen its growing operations by recruiting a
Project Manager. 

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Project Manager will be responsible for providing effective leadership to his/her field team, management of client’s expectations and overall Account management and coordination.

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Building and managing positive relationships with trade partners and client representatives
  • Ensuring accuracy and timeliness of field reports and compiling reports as per execution plan. 
  • The reports to be reviewed with operations and client service before sending to client at selected times.
  • Effective implementation of other client initiatives like promotions as may be briefed from time to time
  • Conducting performance review meetings and regular team appraisal to ensure achievement of targets
  • Carrying out effective supervision through scheduled and random back checks as well as shadow calls with the field team
  • Ensuring that the projects objectives are achieved and that the client’s expectations are exceeded through excellence in execution
  • Effective resource allocation and management to ensure operational and cost efficiency
  • Developing and directing the efficient and effective use of human capital as well as administrative practices
The ideal candidate must at least have a:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or equivalent with a KCSE score of a  B-(minus) in English, Kiswahili and Mathematics
  • 2 years team management experience in FMCG industry
  • Passion for merchandizing and sales promotions
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, team building and negotiation skills
  • Self-driven, innovative, creative, dynamic and objective and capable of working under pressure with minimum supervision
  • High levels of integrity and confidentiality
How to Apply

If you are interested for this challenging position please submit your application together with a detailed CV to on or before 20th September 2016.

The Position: We seek to strengthen our operations by filling the position of Account Managers with highly talented individuals. 

As an Account Manager, your core responsibility will be to accelerate growth in business volume by being an embodiment of what we do and how we do it. 

You will effectively manage existing clients and recruit new ones while developing a strong team through good leadership. 

With your hands-on approach and analytical mind, you will plan, implement, monitor and evaluate trade marketing strategies and concepts. 

You will also require exceptional communication, interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills.

A proven experience in team management and passion for excellence in execution will make you stand out while a degree in social science and a professional qualification in marketing with at least 3 years’ relevant experience in FMCG industry is mandatory.

To apply for the position, send a cover letter, your CV, scanned copies of your KCSE, degree and any other relevant certificates to by Friday, 23 September 2016.

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