Friday, 29 January 2016

DT Dobie :: General Manager

Duma Works is recruiting a General Manager in sales for our client DT Dobie, to specifically sell Mercedes Benz, Passenger cars and Jeeps.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Countrywide sales of MBPC& Jeep Products, achieving sales targets set jointly with the Director of Sales & Marketing
  • Product planning and choosing the right specifications for MBPC & Jeep products executed jointly with the Director of Sales & Marketing and the principals M/s Daimler Chrysler AG (DCAG) and Regional Centre for South Africa (RCSA)
  • Training MBPC & Jeep staff in Nairobi and the branches on product knowledge and soft selling skills, and guiding them on enhancing sales in their territories and monitoring their sales performance
  • Advising the Branch Managers on enhancement of MBPC & Jeep sales
  • Ensuring that customer databases in all the countrywide sales outlets are up to date and that the customer prospecting and follow-up systems are operational with proper reporting back systems
  • Ordering stocks of new vehicles from DCAG via RCSA in close consultation with the Director of Sales & Marketing
  • Spearheading marketing, advertising and promotional campaigns in liaison with the respective marketing department
  • Visiting fleet owners and branches on regular basis
  • Liaising with the Parts Department and Workshops on regular basis regarding parts and service issues/problems
  • Carrying out market research on competitors’ products/ activities on frequent basis
  • Demonstrations of new products to customers/branches/ dealers as and when necessary
  • Advising Sales Administration Department on technical specifications of MBPC & Jeep products when necessary
  • Guiding the MBPC & Jeep Sales Administrator on sales administration matters
  • Helping in sales of other company products when necessary
  • Liaising with capstone on invoicing/pricing/shipping issues on regular basis
  • Planning/organizing/assisting with motor shows and any other promotional activities
Skills and Qualifications
  • A minimum of Bachelors Degree in Sales and Marketing or related field
  • At least three years experience in high end car sales
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good networks in the automotive industry
  • Experience managing and motivating a sales team
  • Ability to create structures geared towards increased sales output
Apply

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to apply@dumaworks.com. As the subject line of your email, write “2040” and please make sure to include your Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2040, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. in the message body. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through. 

Deadline for receiving applications: 12th February 2016

* When applying to any job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening test over SMS. The SMS with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the process, please reach out to 0702093793.

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