Technical Sales Job, Sales & Marketing Jobs Kenya 2022, 

Job Title: Technical Sales – Product Manager

Industry: Chemical Manufacturer

Reporting to: MD & CEO

 Responsible for promoting the markets in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda and Rwanda. That promotion mainly consists of identifying new markets to introduce the company, building up a relationship, generating sales and growing revenue portfolio.

Responsibilities

  • Provide sales assistance to the team on the ground, daily follow up, supervise and design customer visits.
  • Address business inquiries from customers and follow up on customer invoicing and ensure deliveries are prompt.
  • Coordination with our international offices on direct orders, shipments, clearance and consignment delivery to our customers.
  • Identify, negotiate and appoint distributors with the capability to hold large stocks quantities.
  • Keeping up with market and customer trends and Introducing new products to these markets including; PVA, Styrene Acrylic, Mixed Thinner.
  • Identify & coordinate with management on new suppliers both locally and the region as a whole.
  • Prepare sales records of all customers on a dashboard.
  • Cultivating good working relationships with existing clients in Kenya, and introducing the company to new clients in both Kenya and the regional territories.
  • Prepare and follow up, monthly and quarterly sales forecast, comparing sales forecast to Actual sales achieved on a monthly basis.
  • Drive and achieve sales orders/numbers and achieve gross profit margin goals.
  • Uncover and develop new business: new customers/new products
  • Relationship Building: Link between customer/base market needs and the company.
  • Uncover customer needs and translate them to Management.
  • Contribute to product management tasks namely pricing, order processing, customer service, competitive activity, forecasting/planning etc. as needed.
  • Extensive travel up to 50% to visit customers within and outside Kenya, internal meetings, trade shows; Scheduling up to 1 week per month to regional travel.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Chemistry or related field of study
  • Previous experience of 3-5 years in chemical sales background, in Kenya or Eastern African Market
  • Proven ability to identify suppliers and clients alike, closing deals and meeting clients’ requirements in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
  • Must be open to travel up to 50% of the time, both locally and regionally
  • Be aggressive and determined to achieve KPI’s

 How to Apply

If you meet the minimum qualifications above apply by sharing your updated CV with the title: “Chemical Sales” to [email protected]

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