Saturday, 13 June 2015

General Manager - Sales Job in Kenya

Our Client, JKUAT Nissin Foods Ltd is a joint venture company owned by Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and Nissin Foods Holdings of Japan. The company was registered in Kenya in March 2013 and commenced operations later in July.

The company deals with sales and marketing of instant noodles. The head office is based at JKUAT main campus at Juja. Day-to-day operations of the company are done at its godowns located along Mombasa road in Nairobi.
Our client seeks to recruit a self-driven individual to the position of General Manager - Sales.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the following primary responsibilities:
  • Evaluating existing strategies and planning against changing competitive and market landscape; evolving plans as appropriate and leading change efforts required to deliver evolved plans;
  • Guiding and directing the management team in distribution, promotion and sales of the company’s products;
  • Performance management. Quality assurance management;
  • Shared responsibility for Business Development, setting and surpassing sales targets; 
  • Motivating, developing, and coaching team members and team leaders;
  • Directing the strategy, development and preparation of short and long term plans, budgets and reporting;
  • Guiding the company directors on selection, recruitment, appraising, counseling and disciplinary measures of sales and marketing teams;
Desired Competencies
  • Strong Commercial Acumen;
  • Drive for Operational Excellence;
  • Strong Drive for Results;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Go getter & self starter with the desire to roll up their sleeves in a start-up environment.
  • Strong sales track record with display of leadership capabilities
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree; MBA is added advantage;
  • Over 5 -7years work experience working in senior positions in the FMCG industry;
  • Experience leading and implementing plant capacity expansion projects and
  • Experience leading business expansion in to new geographies, markets or adjacent industries.
How to Apply    
If you are qualified and up to the challenge and apply online by 5pm; 18th June, 2015.



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